Newcastle roots music legend Roy Payne farewelled by 120 mourners at Broadmeadow before one last gig at Mayfield Bowling Club

Ian Kirkwood
Updated July 28 2022 - 8:16pm, first published 8:00pm
Scenes from his funeral this afternoon, together with some images from his years on stage. Today's pictures by the Herald's Marina Neil

VIRTUOSO musician Roydon Titian Payne - or Big Daddy Roy Payne as he was on stage - was farewelled Thursday by 120 friends and family still reeling from his unexpected death at the age of 54.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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