Scott “Scooter” Gerald Payne passed away on June 11, 2019. He was born on July 8th, 1962 to the late Jeannette and Gerald Payne. Graduating from Hastings Area Schools and living in the area all his life, Scott was a machinist and welder. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Jeannette and Gerald Payne, and his brother, Lon Payne. He is survived by his two children, Viola Pieprzyk and husband Michael, of Portsmouth, VA, his son Andrew Payne of Hastings, MI; his grandchildren Alexandre, Isaiah, Leliana and Sophye; best friend, Rod Dye; nieces; brother Kerry; and numerous cousins that loved him. He loved being outdoors, gardening, hunting, fishing and taking his grandkids for tractor rides and was always willing to help someone out if needed. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Scott’s family.