Obituaries detail

Harry Lester Payne, III, Age: 69
Jan 31, 1951 - Jan 06, 2021

Harry Lester Payne III, 69 years old of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away on January 6, 2021.


Harry was born on January 31, 1951 in Bethesda, Maryland. The majority of his life was spent in Missouri within the greater Kansas City area. He graduated from Ruskin School in 1969, and went on to study at Lincoln University. His career in plastic manufacturing at Frontier Bag lasted for 42 years. He was an avid music enthusiast, enjoyed playing guitar and cooking up a storm in the kitchen. He spent many hours in the great outdoors, fishing or hunting, but most of all he loved spending time with friends and family.


Harry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kimberly; his daughter, Nichole (son-in-law Tom of California); his son, Matthew of Kansas City, and Joshua (future daughter-in-law Erin of California).


Harry was a kind man, determined to provide for his family and give them the life he felt they deserved. His family meant a lot to him. He was proud of Nichole, Matt, and Josh. He always tried his best to support them throughout his life. He will be greatly missed.


A memorial service to be determined at a later time when we are in safer times due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Additional Service:
Services at Later Date


Jim & Vicki Gnefkow Jan 08 ,2021

Brother & Sister-in-law ,Raymore ,Missouri

We are going to miss you forever!

Don and Trish Huebschen Jan 10 ,2021

Brother and sister in law ,South Beloit ,Illinois

We will remember Harry as a remarkable man with a great laugh and wonderful cooking skills. Together, Harry and Kim raised three beautiful, smart and talented children. He will be greatly missed.

Mary Oxler Weidmaier Jan 10 ,2021

Friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Thoughts and prayers are with you. Knew Harry thru Frontier Bag and Cy Young Hardware. He always had a huge smile. Was such a nice petson

Patty Gardner Jan 10 ,2021

Friend ,Independence ,Missouri

I am so sad to hear this. I did not know Harry was I’ll. He was a great musician and will be singing and playing through eternity. My condolences to all of you.

Cindy Storms Kassel Jan 10 ,2021

Friend ,Milford ,Iowa

Kim, I was saddened to hear the news of the loss of your husband. I am thinking of you and your family and your family and praying for your healing and comfort.

Claudia Tierney Culbertson Jan 13 ,2021

Prayers for you and your family, Kim. May you feel God’s arms embrace you with his comfort and may your memories help you through you grief.

Steve Cain Jan 14 ,2021

Friend ,Grand Isand ,Nebraska

I was very sorry to hear of Harry’s passing. I always enjoyed being around him. He was certainly one of the good guys.