Don Earl Waterson, 76, of Payson, died July 18, 2002 in Payson. He was born Aug. 3, 1925 in Dighton, Kan.
Mr. Waterson was a retired wheat farmer from Kansas.
He moved to Arizona to retire and enjoy the warm winters.
Survivors include his wife, Esther Waterson of Payson; his son, Galen Waterson of Peoria; his daughter, Sue Gillette of Gilbert; two grandchildren, Bonnie Rose and Courtney Ann.
He was preceded in death by Katherine L. Waterson.
A funeral service was held Monday, July 22 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home.
Interment was at Mt. View Memorial Gardens in Apache Junction.
Donations can be made to the Arizona Heart Institute, 2632 N. 20th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.