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Payne, Jr., Augustus Hamilton

March 16, 1947 - April 30, 2020

Augustus Hamilton Payne Jr. went to heaven on April 30, 2020 at home. He was 73. Auggie was born in New Orleans, LA and was the son of the late Irma Wetzka Payne and Augustus Hamilton Payne Sr. Auggie is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Linda McCauley Payne,son Augustus Hamilton Payne III grandchildren Augustus Hamilton Payne IV and Margot McCauley Payne. His sister Barbara Payne Starr, brother Thomas C Payne,  sister-in -law Jayme Spansel , Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins,Relatives and Friends. Auggie was a Petroleum Engineer for over 41 years. He worked in both the private and government sectors. He was given the Regional VI SPE Service Award in 1990. He worked for the Dept. of Energy for 17 years and forecasted oil and gas reserves and prices. He was a proud LSU graduate. He was involved in the Inter-Faith Job Search Council and Active in the SPE. Auggie was an avid photographer, book reader, civil war history buff. Loved to travel. Family genealogist and sci-fi enthusiast.  One of Auggie’s gifts was to spread kindness. He was always there for his friends and family if they needed him. He was a kind, caring and humble Husband, Father, Gramps and Brother. He will be deeply missed by those who loved and knew him.

You can leave condolences at  In lieu of flowers or gifts the family of Auggie request he be remembered by spreading acts of kindness.



Arrangements under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home

19310 Preston Road

Dallas, Texas 75252

(214) 306-6700

5 replies on “Payne, Jr., Augustus Hamilton”

Linda Payne says:

In lieu of flowersThe family request he be rembered by spreading acts of kindness.

[email protected] yahoo.Com, says:

Heartfelt condolences. . It was a privilege to be Auggie s sister. I have good memories to treasure from childhood , through teen years and into current times. RIP Auggie . Linda and Trey , I know you have treasured memories to hold dear during this time of loss. God s comforting arms hold you, and may His angels whisper comforting words when you most need them,. Love, Bobbie

Claudia Golden says:

Wishing you and your family peace and comfort during thi

Ron Johnson says:

Dear Linday,
I will miss Auggie greatly. I was an honor and a privilege to work as his advisor for over 20 years. I know how much he meant to you and I wish you peace.

Linda McCauley Payne says:

Its been a year since you went to heaven. I, Gus and twins miss you dearly. We will alway miss and love you forever. Love, your Soulmate Linda

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