Charles "Bud" O. Ruf, 91, of Payson, died Dec. 28, 2000, in Payson. He was born Aug. 28, 1909 in Nogales, Ariz.
Mr Ruf served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific.
Survivors include one nephew, Alva Etz and his wife, Jean W., of Payson; two grand nieces; three great-grandnieces; and two great-grandnephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Ruf, in 1996, and his sister, Bonnie Etz.
Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4 at the Powell House.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.