The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

July 16, 2013

Herbert D. (Bud) Paye


URBANA — Herbert D. (Bud) Paye, 88, of Urbana, died at 3:50 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana.

There will be no services. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Decatur. Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Paye was born on Oct. 4, 1924, in Peoria, the son of Herbert D. and Ruby Emma Lessig Paye Sr.

He married Patsy R. Miller on May 7, 1949, in Decatur. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Candace (Gordon) Boehm of Danville; one son, Gilbert B. Paye of Urbana; and two grandchildren, Gordon Matthew Boehm and Jason David Boehm, both of Danville.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Jacqeline R. Suhomske.

Mr. Paye was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Belgium and France. He retired as a sales representative at Nabisco.

Mr. Paye was a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Tucson, Ariz. He enjoyed reading, bridge and traveling.

Mr. and Mrs. Paye lived in Tuscon, Ariz., for 13 years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carle Hospice, Champaign County Nursing Home Auxiliary or the Cunningham Children’s Home.

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