ALLIANCE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Lonnie G. Payton, age 53, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Aultman Alliance Hospital.

He was born April 30, 1968.

He is survived by his wife Lillian Bobbitt; stepdaughter, Kristy of Illinois; granddaughter, Kinzie of Alliance; two brothers, Everett Payton of Missouri and William Payton of Ohio and sisters, Beth of Beloit and Bonnie (Jeff) Haines of Alliance.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Okel and Carrie; four brothers, Marvin, Garland, Donald and James; two sisters, three sisters-in-law and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio. Friends and family may share their online condolences at

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A television tribute will air Friday, January 14 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.