Tributes Online - Desmond Payne (Des)

Desmond Victor Payne (Des)

26/04/1926 - 28/06/2020

PAYNE, Desmond Victor (Des)

On June 28, 2020, peacefully at Summerset at Bishopscourt; in his 95th year.

Much loved husband of the late Thelma, loved Dad, Grandpop, Great-Grandpop, and Great-great-Grandpop of Victor and Lesley and family, Beverley and the late Eric and family, the late Robyn, Derek and Kay and family, Lynette and Graham Evans and family, Carolyn and the late Fred McLean and family, Judith and Warren Cox and family and the late Helen.
Special thanks to the staff of Summerset at Bishopscourt for their loving care of Des.

“Thank you for the everlasting and special memories that you shared with us all”

A celebration of Des’ life will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road at 3.00pm on Thursday July 2nd, followed by private cremation. Flowers are respectfully declined.

Messages to The Payne Family, c/- DX Box YX15033, Dunedin or on Des’ tribute page above.


Loved father and father-in-law of Victor and Lesley (Maheno), Grandfather of Craig and Tracey (Dunedin), Rachel and Chad Cullen (Clinton), Scott and Jane (Mosgiel), and Daryl (Sydney), Great-grandfather of Joseph, Charles, and Patrick; Victoria, Joshua, and Jack; Luke, and Ben.

Many wonderful memories


Dearly loved and respected Dad, Grandpop, Great-Grandpop and Great-great-Grandpop of Derek and Kay, Grandchildren: Leanne, Michelle and Damian, Debra and Ben, Daniel and Becks and of his 14 Great-Grandchildren and 7 Great-great-granchildren.

Forever remembered and forever loved. His long life, well lived.


Dearly loved Dad of Judith and Warren Cox (Brisbane).

“Many wonderful memories - sadly missed”.


Dearly loved Dad, Grandpop, and Great-Grandpop of Lyn and Graham Evans, Gareth, Coco and Amber, and Jayne and Eli.

“Time to rest now after a very full life”.


Very dearly loved Dad and father-in-law of Carolyn and the late Fred McLean, loved Grandpop of Ryan and Alanna, Anna and Scott and a loved Great Grandpop of Cody, Trey and Blake, Archie and Lola.

“Taking a well deserved rest.”


Dearly loved Dad of Beverley and the late Eric Sunderland. Much loved Grandpop of Jason and Oxana (Sydney) and Nicola and Piers Hutchings (Christchurch). Loved and inspiring Great-Grandpop of Lucas, George and Maya Sunderland and Caleb and Connor Hutchings.

At peace after a very adventurous life.Sadly missed by us all.


Hope and Sons

Funeral Directors

Dunedin - Mosgiel - Palmerston

Service Information
Date: 2/07/2020
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hope and Sons Chapel
523 Andersons Bay Road