Charles Payne Obituary, Death – It is with profound sorrow and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved volunteer, Charles Payne Sr., a dedicated member of the Petersburg Police Department. Charles peacefully departed from this world, leaving behind a legacy of community service and unwavering commitment. He will forever be missed and cherished by all those who had the privilege of knowing him. Charles Payne Sr. began his journey as a volunteer with our agency in 1994. For nearly three decades, he dedicated himself to managing the Bartlett Park Community Resource Center, where he tirelessly worked to uplift and empower the local community.
Through his selflessness and genuine care, he touched the lives of countless individuals, providing support and guidance to those who needed it most. Not only did Charles contribute his time and effort to the Bartlett Park Community Resource Center, but he also served on various boards within the City, addressing the needs of our residents. His dedication and advocacy for the welfare of the local community earned him great respect and admiration from all who had the pleasure of working alongside him. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, Charles was rightfully inducted into the Senior Hall of Fame in 2005—an honor that reflected his exceptional commitment to making a positive impact.
One of Charles Payne Sr.’s greatest passions was working with local youths. He firmly believed in their potential and tirelessly worked towards creating opportunities for them to thrive. Through his mentorship, guidance, and uplifting spirit, he became a source of inspiration for young minds, shaping their futures and instilling in them the values of community activism and compassion. As we bid farewell to Charles Payne Sr., let us remember him for the remarkable legacy he leaves behind.
His unwavering dedication to community service and his boundless love for others will forever remain in our hearts. We mourn the loss of a remarkable individual, a true role model, and a friend to many. During this difficult time, we ask that you keep Mr. Payne’s loved ones in your thoughts and prayers. May they find solace and strength as they navigate through their grief, finding comfort in the memories of a life well-lived. Rest in Peace, Charles Payne Sr. Your contributions and impact on the community will never be forgotten.