Who is Pastor Jason Paynter? Huntington WV Man of God Loses Daughter in Accident, Another in Critical Condition

Pastor Jason Paynter of Huntington West Virginia is an American pastor in the news following the loss of one child in a gruesome accident and a 2nd child being left in critical condition.

Paynter three’s daughters were involved in a massive car wreck that left the family devastated.

Their eldest daughter, Raelyn, died in the crash, while their 2nd eldest daughter Isabella Reese suffered life-threatening injuries and underwent emergency brain surgery.

Pastor Jason Paynter of Huntington WV Loses Daughter in Tragic Accident

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Pastor Jason Paynter is the head pastor of the Good Shepherd Holiness Church located in Huntington, West Virginia.

Paynter has five children with his beautiful wife, three elder daughters, and two very young sons.

On Tuesday, the three daughters of Pastor Jason Paynter were on a trip when they got involved in a very serious traffic collision.

The wreck led to their eldest daughter, 17-year-old Raelyn, losing her life.

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16-year-old Isabella Reece survived but barely. She was left with life-threatening injuries and had to undergo emergency brain surgery. Isabella remains in critical condition.

Luckily for their third daughter, 13-year-old Lainey, she survived unharmed.

Friends of the couple as well as people whose lives Pastor Jason had impacted with his ministry all came out to mourn the sad news.

Stephanie Robertson wrote on Facebook: “We are so heartbroken at the loss of our dear friends daughter Raelyn Paynter! All the Paynter girls have always been so good to our RNLT girls over the years and they go way back. Please pray for Reese, she has made it through surgery but the next 24 hours are critical,”

The Jackson Avenue Church of God also had a message for the family: “Please pray for Bro. Jason Paynter family….his 3 daughters were in a Major car wreck today. His oldest (Raelyn) passed away, middle daughter (Reese) in ICU after surgery with a brain bleed- next 24hrs very Critical for her. Youngest is expected to be alright. He is Pastor at the church a block away from ours and has filled in for us Numerous times,”

A GoFundMe fundraiser was also started to raise money to help the family with their funeral expenses.

The Paynter family has suffered an unimaginable loss and we express our condolences to them at this trying time.


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