Raymond Payne, Sr., 73, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs from 9 am Tuesday, Jan. 30 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Kermit Roberson. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.