He was general manager for Shoal Creek Mine for the Drummond Company, Inc.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Tatalovich Funeral Home in Pennsylvania. Burial will be at John Anderson Memorial Cemetery on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, in Hookstown, Pa., Raccoon Township. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. Rick Whitten will officiate. Visitation was Tuesday Sept. 7, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel.
Painter was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Plese Painter; and father, Melvin “Ike” Painter.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Yvonne Painter of Jasper; mother, Irene Mary Painter of Aliquippa, Pa.; daughters, Susan M. Eubanks (Dale) of Sesser, Ill., and Rebecca E. Cooper (Donnie) of Knoxville, Tenn.; sisters, Jacolyn King (William) and Joellyn Barletta (Louis); brother, Scott Lee Painter (Lori); grandchildren, Jessalyn Eubanks, Tanner Eubanks and Allie Cooper; and a host of nieces and nephews.