Robert M. Payne STANLEY - Robert M. Payne, age 78, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Friends may call on Wednesday, June 11, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario County ARC, 3071 County Complex Dr., Canandaigua, NY 14424; or
American Cancer Society, 1120 S. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620. Bob was the son of the late Robert and Marjorie Bolt Payne. He was a lifelong farmer in the Gorham area. Bob worked for Jeremy Thomas from 1959 to 1997. He then worked at Phalen Farms until his retirement in 2012. Bob is survived by four sons, Ronald (Nora) Payne of Wolcott, Lewis (Bette Jo) Payne of Canandaigua, Gary (Donna) Payne of Bloomfield and Eric (Robin) Payne of Clifton Springs; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce (Gary) Mott; three brothers, James Payne, Kenneth (Terri) Payne and Henry (Lorrie) Payne; sister-in-law, Dorothy Jane (Leroy) Dobratz; and three brothers-in-law, Floyd (Sylvia) Grover, Doug (Judy) Grover and Donald (Pat) Grover. Bob was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn Payne, in 2009; and three grandchildren, Thomas and Arthur Murray and Taylor Payne. Condolences for the Payne family may be sent through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com.