Kenrick “Ken” J. Paynton of Stanton, Missouri was born on May 23, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri to George C. and Mary (Haydon) Paynton and passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the age of 85 years.
Ken married Maggie Hall on June 7, 1959 in Bourbon, Missouri.
Ken honorably served his country in the United States Army. He retired as an Aircraft Inspector from Boeing, in July of 1999 after 42 1/2 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed planting a garden every year, growing roses, hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George C. and Mary Paynton.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Maggie R. Paynton of the home; four children, Michael and wife Donna Paynton of Lovelock, Nevada, Susan and husband Richard Weiskopf of Rosebud, Missouri, Calvin and wife Chris Paynton of Wylie, Texas and John Paynton of Stanton, Missouri; one sister, Grace Shelden of Dixon, Missouri; two brothers-in-law, Harold and wife Al Hall and Ray and wife Mary Hall, both of Cuba, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Don Martin officiating.
Interment followed at the Stanton Cemetery in Stanton, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.