Richard L. Allred, 67, of Payson, died Dec. 6, 2001, in Payson. Mr. Allred was born March 10, 1934, in Reserve, N.M.
Mr. Allred was a District Fire Management Officer for the U.S. Forest Service having worked on the Apache, Gila and Coconino Forests in Arizona and New Mexico. He retired in 1988. He was employed by the Gilbert Unified School District as a bus driver from 1994 to 2000.
Survivors include his wife, Sunny Allred, son Jay Allred of Kent, Wash.; one daughter, Linda Knight of Beaverton, Ore.; and seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Interment will be in Luna, N.M.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Funeral Home.