Paul Andrew Payne, MD

October 18, 1961 - April 23, 2019
Paul Andrew Payne, MD


Paul Andrew Payne M.D., age 57, of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at his home.

He was born on October 18, 1961 in Craig, CO., the son of Dr. Robert Payne and Doris Kendall Payne.

He is survived by his wife of 30yrs, Denise Payne and his son, Ryan 24 yrs old. He also is survived by his parents, Dr. Robert and Doris Payne and siblings, Ellen Jensen and Kendall Payne.

Denise and Paul considered themselves best friends as well as the love of each other’s life. Ryan always considered his father his foremost role-model in his life and the source of his ever-growing passion for both listening to and playing music.

Paul was a Cardiologist at Wilmington Healthcare since moving to Wilmington 17 years ago. He was well loved by colleagues and patients alike.

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  • June 21, 2019
    April says:
    I send my deepest condolences for you and your family. Having lost someone is a difficult moment of life. May God provide you the strength you need to cope with this difficult situation. At Acts 24:15 and John 5:28, 29 the Bible promises a future hope of seeing our loved ones again very soon. Psalm 37 :9-11 and 29 brings out where we will be able to be with them again!To learn more visit jw.org. My deepest sympathies

  • October 24, 2019
    Jeff Sealy says:
    Our family would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Paul Payne. Paul was a very caring individual who will be missed very much. Our thoughts and prayers go out at this time to his family. May God be with you and comfort you and your time of loss. God bless!

  • October 28, 2019
    Charles Vance Campbell says:
    Dr. Payne played a major part in saving my life. He conducted an angioplasty and discovered major blockage, He sent me immediately to NHRMC by ambulance where I had emergency stents implanted. I will always be thankful and blessed to have know him. My deepest sympathy to his family and loved ones.