Amos E. Payne, age 65, of Bourbon, Missouri passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Amos Eugene was born on May 4, 1954 in Bourbon, MO, the son of Gene and Ruby (Medley) Payne. Amos was raised in Salem and attended school there. As a young man, he was employed by Townsend Tree Service. Amos later started his own car detailing business, D&A Detailing, and ran it for 30 plus years. He was united in marriage to Deborah Ann Aubuchon on July 2, 1977 and three children were born to their union, Amy, Mark and Megan.
Amos was a family man and loved his granddaughters dearly. He always looked forward to family trips to Branson. Amos was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed caring for his yard, which he kept in immaculate condition. He was also a “car man” and enjoyed restoring old cars, attending car shows and swap meets. Amos and Debbie attended New Testament Baptist Church in Sullivan, MO.
Amos is survived by his wife, Debbie Payne of Bourbon, MO; two daughters, Amy Phillips and husband Robert of Wright City, MO and Megan McCammon and husband Glenn of Cuba, MO; two grandchildren, Eva Phillips and Payton Rhoades; two step-grandchildren, Toby and Aubrie McCammon; one brother, Andy Payne and wife Vicki of Rolla, MO; two sisters, Linda Ives and husband Terry of Raymore, MO and Kay McPherson and husband Jim of Winfield, KS; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Allen Payne; his parents, Gene and Ruby (Medley) Payne; and his mother and father-in-law, Herbert and Marilyn Aubuchon.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 12, 2019 at New Testament Baptist Church in Sullivan, officiated by Pastor Josh Wright. Burial followed at Crow Cemetery in Sullivan.
Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Memorial contributions in memory of Amos may be made to the Payne family.
All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, MO.