James Kirby Paynter, 73, of Radcliff, KY passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at his residence.
1SG Paynter was retired from the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the 18th Airborne Corp. Mr. Paynter was a member of Vine Grove Christian Church where he served as an elder.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grant & Sudie Brierley Paynter.
Survivors include: his loving wife, Patti Paynter; two sons, James “Skip” Paynter & his wife, Leesa, Chris Paynter & his wife Stephanie; five grandchildren, Victoria Alexis Paynter, Cameron James Grant Paynter, Audrey Kay Paynter, McKinley Walker Raford Paynter, Avery Emersyn Paynter; one Brother, Grant Paynter & his wife, Nancy; one Sister-in-law, Mary Carr Jett (Cecil); and a host of family & friends.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday and from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM, Friday at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.
Funeral services for Mr. Paynter will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, July 17, 2020 at the chapel of Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY with Brother Evan Hardwick officiating. Burial will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY with military honors.
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