Samuel J. Payne, 65, of Belvidere, passed away suddenly, Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Swedish American Medical Center, Belvidere. He was born June 10, 1952 in Maryville, TN. Sam married Mary Gritzmaker on August 7, 1974. He worked at Camcar in Belvidere for many years. Sam attended Faith Baptist in Belvidere. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and taking walks in Rock Cut State Park. as well as going for bike rides.
Samuel is loved and missed by his wife, Mary, daughter, Angela (Nick) Taft, and sister, Joan (Jack) Herron. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son, Mark.
Private burial in Belvidere Cemetery.