William "Lee" DeLeone, 56, died Jan. 16, 2003 in Prescott. He was born Feb. 16, 1946 in Akron, Ohio.
Mr. DeLeone and his family came to the Payson area about 28 years ago.
Before moving to Prescott, he lived in the Payson and Tonto Village area for about 10 years, where he was known for the cutting and harvesting of manzanita wood for private use.
Mr. DeLeone is survived by his wife Cynthia; daughter Gabriel, and son Christian DeLeone.
Services were held at the Hampton Funeral Home Tuesday, Jan. 21.