Alan D. Payne

December 14, 2020 17 Condolences Print Obituary

On December 9, 2020, surrounded by his loving family Alan D Payne of Edmonton passed away peacefully at the age of 65 years old after a tough battle with cancer.

Alan will be sadly missed by many including Shawna, his loving wife of 35 years; four children Kellie, Bobbi, Shawn and Carrie; brothers Harold (Linda) and Don (Roz) as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place in Edmonton.

There will not be a gathering at this time due to COVID-19, but a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date when we can hug once again.

  1. Dad you were my best friend and my hero ❤️ You were the first person I told all my secrets and gossip to. You taught me everything I need to know and supported me in whatever I decide to do something. I love you so much and I hope you are proud of the person I am ❤️ Till we meet again xoxo

  2. Our sincerest condolences to the entire Payne family. Sending love to you all.

  3. so sorry for your loss

  4. So sorry to hear of the loss of this man. I worked side by side with him and his wife at Shoppers Abbottsfield Mall♥️Al was always our muscle to stand on ladders and places shelves for all us ladies. Camping at Alberta beach with him and his wonderful family. Our daughters Carrie and Kyleigh going to school together. Al you were a wonderful, kind, caring man who left a lasting impression on many lives and will be greatly missed. Cancer Sucks, then you add the restrictions of COVID😢at a time of illness and loss. Sending a toast to you and huge hugs and strength to an amazing, loving family that is grieving the loss of a great man.

  5. Dear Shawna, Kellie, Bobbi, Shawn and Carrie…
    Our Heartfelt Condolences go out to you all in the Loss of Your Beloved Husband and Father. Alan was a true example of what a Great Husband and Father is… and we know he will be missed immensely by you all. Whenever we would see Alan, he always had a smile on his face and so upbeat. He was also ‘One of the Best Dance Dad Supporters Ever’!!! That is how we will always remember him❤ We can’t wait for the day when we can give you all Big Hugs❤ Until then, Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourselves and Each Other.
    RIP Alan D. Payne
    You Will Be Missed By Many

  6. My heart feels for you and your family Bobbi. Virtual hugs, love and understanding whenever you need it!

    May it help some to know he is free of pain and will always be watching over all of you!

    Talk to him and about him often … he will know!

  7. To all of you, our hearts are aching for you. He will be missed on many levels. Know that he loved you and will always be in your hearts. We will miss our friend. Hugs to you at this most difficult time.

  8. We are so sorry to hear that Al, my awesome brother-in-law, has passed. So glad we got to spend some time together in September. Al and Shawna were such a big help with getting us packed and helping Brian with all the stuff that needed to be done for our move to B.C. He will be missed so much by all of us. Love you Al. Sherry xoxo

    • My condolences Shawna to you and your family.
      I didn’t know Allan but I do know your pain.
      Take care of yourself Shawna.

  9. Uncle Al,
    Oh how I will miss our good times at the lake and visits at mom and dads at Christmas. I always admired your relationship with your kids. You were a great dad!
    I hope you are having a great time with Grandma and your dogs. We will toast to you at the lake this yr and I will continue to cheer for the Oilers in your honor. I will also give dad a hard time like you and grandma always did. You will be missed! Love you always! Ang

  10. Allan you will be missed. We had plenty of good times driving your Superbee & going to Alta Beach many times. You have a wonderful family and we enjoyed spending time with you all in BC.

  11. Payne family,
    Oh how I want to surround you all and give each of you the biggest hug. I am so sorry for your great loss. Alan was an incredible man… full of great smiles, laughter and positivity. Please know that I am thinking of you all and hope that the memories you share, bring you a tiny bit of comfort at this time.

  12. My condolences go out to all of you in this very sad time with your great loss

  13. So sorry for your loss. We are keeping your family in our prayers and thoughts during this time. Sending much love ❤️
    Shari and Blake

    • Dad, I never thought that we would lose you this soon. It was only a few months ago that we were all having a good time at the lake and that you were picking me up crying in an abandoned parking lot… because thats what you do. You were the best dad anyone could ask for! You were always there for all of us. I love you so much! At times I thought you were the only man I could ever rely on. You are the reason I am into rock music because I took very fond to that music from our long car drives to BC as a child and remember how you used to pack us all in the van to pick mom up from work late at night as kids and play AC/DC Thunderstruck. You would drive us to dance and theatre classes school all the time well into our 20s lol till we got our own cars and license. Im going to miss your ball busting and the long walks we would go on and the stories you would tell me of your youth in the 70s/80s to which I envied and which I grew up in. I hope you are looking down on us and guiding all of us… I hope your having a blast with grandma and the dogs and your friends and im glad that your no longer suffering but the world isn’t fair you should still be here with us….. but I hope we will get to meet again one day in the afterlife.

  14. My condolences to the whole Payne family on the passing of Al.
    Gone too soon but will be remembered in the hearts of his family.

  15. Uncle Al,

    I never imagined having to write this; at least not quite so soon. Some great memories we have don’t we? Brings a smile to my face every time!

    You smearing a finger full of butter down the front of Wendy’s glasses; Steve The Penguin; The City Worker slags; Tim Horton’s; The Seadoo; The Lake Showdown (the people who were there know exactly what I’m talking about ha ha!); and just the lake period. You making fun of Dad when he blamed his sinuses for drinking too much rye lol. And of course….you filling me in on the family gossip (because I was always the last to know lol). You were a great Uncle, Dad and Father. It was a blessing to have you in our lives.

    We know you fought as hard as you could against cancer. We also know that some things are beyond our control. You are at peace now with Gram & your dogs. We love and miss you more than you’ll ever know. Until we meet again…

    Auntie Shawna, Kellie, Bobbi, Shawn & Carrie,

    No words may heal the pain that you carry in your heart. We are with you during this difficult time and always. Much love xoxoxoxo

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