For those of us who knew him well, the utterance of any sort of tribute to Jim Payne, either oral or written, is a painful experience this soon after his death. There has simply not been enough time to heal the sense of loss or to fill the void which the departure of such a man inevitably leaves in the lives of those at all close to him in life.
William D. Dixon,
James W. Payne, Jr.,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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