Robert “Payner” Cory Payne

Robert Cory Payne “Payner”:

July 2, 1985 – May 8, 2012

With heavy hearts we say goodbye to Cory Payne. Cory came into this world on July 2,1985 in Cranbrook, BC. At 4 years of age Cory’s family moved to Kimberley, where he lived until moving to Fernie in 2000.

Cory returned to Kimberley in 2002 and graduated in 2004 from Selkirk Secondary School in Kimberley. He then began a career working in the oil field as a well testing supervisor. Cory had many passions in life that he loved to share with his friends and family. Golfing, camping, fishing, motorbiking, cooking and travelling the world were the things he enjoyed the most. He had a talent for taking objects apart to see how they worked, but never seemed to get around to putting them back together. In his spare time he enjoyed working on his vehicles and spending time with loved ones. Cory holds a very special place in all our hearts and he will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him.

He leaves behind his partner and best friend Tamara Harrison and her parents Al and Sherry Harrison, his mother Debra (Brad) Joseph, father Robert (Heather) Payne, 3 brothers: Curtis (Kristin) Payne, Dave (Leighanne) Payne and Bill (Karen) Payne, step-sisters Jordyn and Nicole Joseph and step-brother Shaun Serafini (Pam), 5 nieces: Cydnee, Randi, Miranda, Jessica and Addison Payne, his grandmother Joan Robertson, uncles Glenn and Ross Robertson, and his aunt Gail (Barry) Sambrook as well as several cousins.

Cory was predeceased by grandparents James Robertson and William and Margaret Payne, and his aunt and uncle, Bev and Norm Adams.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alberta Children’s Hospital or The S.P.C.A Cranbrook Region. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.


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