Jordan Kent Payne, 39, of Winterset passed away unexpectedly at Madison County Memorial Hospital on Friday, June 12, 2020. Jordan was born April 29, 1981, in Winterset, Iowa, to Kent and Leslie Payne.
A visitation will be held at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home, Winterset Chapel on Thursday, June 25, from 4 to 8 p.m., with family present from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Winterset Cemetery.
Jordan was a 1999 graduate of Winterset High School. Following graduation, he worked at Circle B Cashway in Winterset and Consumer Lumber in Des Moines. He and his father went into business and started Payne Building Systems. They specialized in building assisted living homes and nursing homes. He also became a certified welder and worked at Simon Welding. Jordan’s true passion was trim carpentry, and he designed and built beautiful cabinets, molding and more.
Jordan was active in 4-H in his younger years. His grandfather, Kenneth Payne gave him his first heifer named “Star”. He played baseball when in school. What he loved the most was his Green Bay Packers.
Jordan married Hayley Marsh of Cedar Rapids. With this union came step son, Colt, and then two sons were born, Mason and Cooper. From a previous relationship (Elizabeth Phelps-Waigand) a son, Brodrick, of Creston was born. Jordan’s sons were his life and he was meant to be a dad.
Jordan was preceded in death by his brother, Benjiman David Payne; grandfather, Kenneth Payne; and grandmother, Sharon King.
He is survived by his mother, Leslie King-Payne of Winterset; his father, Kent Payne (wife, Kris) of Greene; sister, Samantha Payne-Smith (husband, Cole) of Winterset; niece, Marlee Smith of Winterset; step brothers, Austin Mitchell and Nathan Mitchell of Guttenberg; step sisters, Nichole Mitchell Steere (husband, Nathan) of Nashua, and Amber Priebe of Allison; grandfather, Leo King of Winterset; and grandmother, Enolia Payne-Buck of Winterset.
Memorials may be directed to the family for a later designation.