Bentley "Ben" Nahum Matthew, 81, of Payson, died June 3, 2000. He was born May 5, 1919, in Monach, S.C.
Matthew was a World War II Army and Navy veteran. He married Marie Dec. 3, 1939, and was owner/operator of Ben's Trailer Sales and Supplies in Flagstaff.
Survivors include his wife, Marie, of Payson; three daughters, Sandra Ralston of Mesa, Ariz., Linda Petersen of Omaha, Neb., and Ronni Andrews Lee of Rapid City, S.D.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 6) at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr.
Donations may be made to RTA Hospice, P.O. Box 305, Payson, AZ 85547. Arrangements were by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.