Rev. Roger Dale Payton, Sr. 76, of Mineral, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at UVA Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the son of the late James W. And Kathleen N. Payton; he is also preceded in death by his wife Barbara Ann Payton and his grandson, Brian Jay Anders.
He was a member of the Southern Baptist Association; The Goshen Baptist Association; the Republican Task Force; was active in working with Salvation Army and had a Nursing Home Ministry.
He is survived by his son, James W. Payton (Stephanie); his daughters, Rae Ann Droste (Craig),Leah Payton and Kathy Raad; his grandchildren, Sarah Droste, David Sprouse, Kala Sprouse, Mason Sutton, Jacob Payton, Barbara Payton, James Payton, Jr. and Hunter Payton.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8pm on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Woodward Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 12 noon on Saturday, September 22nd officiated by, Rev. Steven Whetzel. Burial will follow in the Payton Family Cemetery, Mineral, Virginia.