Michael Payton

Michael Payton

TORONTO — Michael A. Payton, 66, of Toronto, Ohio passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at home.

He was born Jan. 11, 1953 in Gassaway W.Va., the son of the late Clarence Jr. Payton and Betty Louise (Owens) Payton.

He was a 1970 graduate of Farmington High School in Farmington, W. Va.

He was a mechanic by trade.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Clarence (Butch) Payton, and Robert (Bobby) Payton.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Colleen (Watson) Payton; daughters Megan Blancato of Toronto; Missy Carmen of W. Va.; six grandchildren, two great grand-daughters; and a brother, Larry Payton of W. Va.

Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Clarke Funeral Home, Main Street Toronto, Ohio. Service will be held at 4 p.m. with Reverend Jason Gorney officiating.

Burial will take place at a later date at the convenience of the family.