Jeff L. Payton, 57, of Ashland, died Friday, April 28, 2017, at his home.
He was born March 28, 1960, in Boyd County, a son of the late Greeley and Teresa Yates Payton.
Jeff was advocate with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Permanence and Protection Department. He attended St. Lawrence Church in Ironton, Ohio.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Mary Gouge Payton; a brother, Stephen Payton and wife Pamela of Ashland; and a sister, Kathy Pack and husband Henry of Ashland.
A graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland with The Rev. David Huffman officiating.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m., with a rosary service at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May, 2, 2017, at Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland.
Published on  April 30, 2017