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Orville Lee “Rebel” “Pappy” Payton, 60

Orville Lee “Rebel” “Pappy” Payton, 60, passed away January 23, 2021. He was born September 25, 1960 in Kansas City, Kansas to Orville E. Payton and Avie Jacie Brand.

Lee loved his girls so very much. His wife, kids, and grandkids, were his life. He was always dressed very sharply. Lee’s second love was trucking and motorcycles. He was a trucker for over 40 years, and worked with Moorhead’s Trucking and Paytons Trucking for his last years of trucking. He was a life time member of the Brotherhood of Chicken Haulers, Twizted Mindz, and Mizfitx 365 motorcycle clubs. Lee enjoyed watching Hallmark movies with his girls, and kicking with his son. ..

Orville is preceded in death by father Orville Payton; mother and stepfather Avie and Joe Shellnutt; brother-in-law Hollis Boone; and fellow truckdriver and friend Michael Doyle.

Orville leaves behind his wife Jamie Payton; children Clayton Russell, Dusty Payton (Trisha), Shelly Bradshaw (Al), Laura Payton, and Leland Golf; grandchildren Joshua, Clayton, Tyler, Samantha, Trista, Paislee, and Hollee; sister Jacie Perrine (Wayne); and many other loving family and friends.

Orville Visitation will be Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 1:00-2:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville. Funeral Service will follow at 2:00pm.

In light of the current health concerns, Orville’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Chris Stillman Posted January 27, 2021 10:35 AM

    I love you uncle Lee

  • Christy Mccrystal Bunting Posted January 27, 2021 11:04 AM

    Prayers for peace to the family.

  • James Reeves Posted January 27, 2021 12:46 PM

    You will definitely be missed love you drive high brother

  • Andrea Smith Posted January 27, 2021 1:48 PM

    You will forever and always be loved and missed !

  • Don Burks Posted January 27, 2021 7:46 PM

    Lee was a good neighbor and friend. I will miss seeing him out in the yard this spring and summer.

  • Denise Qualls Posted January 27, 2021 9:41 PM

    So sorry , praying for comfort and peace

  • Reta Leadingham Posted January 28, 2021 3:00 PM

    Love n will m8ss you Brother Lee.Praying for all his family. And so sorry your a great loss .

  • Robert McGhee Posted January 29, 2021 8:15 PM

    You have a way with people that always makes them feel comfortable. You will be missed greatly. Ride easy my friend!!

  • Sandra Murphy Posted January 30, 2021 10:25 AM

    My condolence to all of the Payton family now he’s your garden angel he will watch you when you ride rest in peace Mr.Payton

  • Crystal Konopinski (Larkan) Posted January 30, 2021 11:32 AM

    Lee was an amazing man. He never met a stranger. He welcome any and everyone with open arms. He will be greatly missed.

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