Roger W. Payne, Jr., 82 passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. He was born on May 10, 1937 in Luray, Virginia to the late Roger W. Payne, Sr. and Virginia Ruth Payne. Mr. Payne is preceded in death by one brother Robert J. Payne, Sr. He is survived by beloved wife Nancy D. Payne, two daughters Connie S. and Stacy A. Payne, three stepdaughters Tammy McClary and husband Doug McClary, Kim Binner and husband Doug Binner, Pam Giglio and husband Roy Giglio and two sisters Charlotte Kerns-Eaton and Nancy L. Vukovich. Mr. Payne's favorite pastimes were horse racing and baseball. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 5 from 6 - 8 PM at Preddys Funeral Home 301 S. Main Street, Gordonsville, VA 22942. A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, December 6 at Grace Freewill Baptist Church 9459 Poindexter Road Louisa, VA 23093. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Louisa County Rescue Squad 83 Rescue Lane Louisa, VA 23093 and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation P.O. Box 834 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.