Payton Anthony Cohen, 13, of Gardner, Kan passed away January 7, 2016 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Payton was born April 9, 2002 in Clinton, Md. to Paul Anthony and Akilah (Rickett) Cohen. He was an 8th grade student at Wheatridge Middle School in Gardner.   Payton enjoyed playing video games, sports and reading. He was a trombone and basketball player for Wheatridge. He will be missed by his family and friends.
Payton was preceded in death by his grandmother, Vivian Rickett. He is survived by his parents; siblings, Jessey, Aaliyah and Paul, II all of Gardner and grandparents: Phillip and Katie Cohen of Kansas City, KS and Gregory Rickett of Cleveland, Ohio.
Funeral service will be 1:00 pm, January 14, 2016 at New Life Community Church, 17935 S Moonlight Rd, Gardner, KS 66030. Burial following at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation 5:00 – 7:00 pm Wed, January 13, 2016 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S Center, Gardner 913-856-7111. Condolences may be left at