He went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2013.
He attended Rogers High School then served in the Marine Corps.
He married his wife, Julie, Valentine’s Day, 1976.
Last worked at PTI, prior to that, he was a school bus driver.
He loved camping, traveling, country concerts, and tinkering and working on cars.
His most prized accomplishment was a complete restoration of a ‘61 T-Bird with his father-in-law, Les Chandler.
He was a member of Mt.
Spokane Christian Church where he was baptized.
Benjamin is survived by his wife Julie; daughter and son-in-law Chris and Stephanie Carr; son Kyle Payne; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ken and Vicki Honecker, Victor and Sue Camyn, Mike Chandler, Leslie Glover; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Katherine Payne.
Your family will miss you and love you forever.
Visitation will be held January 5 and 7, 2013 from 10 am to 5 pm at Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way, Spokane, WA.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11 am at Mt.
Spokane Christian Church, 6311 E. Mt.
Spokane Park Dr., Mead, WA, 99021.
Pastor Bob Smith will officiate.