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Roy A. Payne

Roy A. Payne, American poet. Recipient awards, International Society Poets, Famous Poets Society.


  • Payne, Roy A. was born on March 7, 1916 in Excelsoir Springs, Missouri, United States. Son of Alvin and Laura Frances (Jones) Payne.

  • Education

    • Graduate High School, Excelsoir Springs, 1934.


    • Clerk United States Post Office, Escelsior Springs, 1938—1949, 1st superintendent mails, 1949, assistant postmaster, 1950—1970. With United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.


    • Author: Rainbow In Your Tear, numerous poems.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    • Married Letha Payne (deceased February 19, 1997). Children: DeAnn June(deceased), Linda Cathy.
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    Born March 7, 1916
    Died August 14, 2006
    (aged 90)
    • 1934
      Excelsoir Springs
    • 1938 - 1949
      Clerk, United States Post Office
    • 1949
      Clerk, United States Post Office