Thomas Earl Gesen, 73, of Payson, died May 14, 2003. He was born Aug. 27, 1929 in Massillon, Ohio.
Mr. Gesen was an air quality control inspector with the Maricopa County EPA, and retired in 1991.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Gesen of Payson; sons: Charles Gesen and Larry Gesen of Massillon, Ohio, Mark T. Corbett, and Thomas J. Corbett of Phoenix; daughters: Helen Jane Ridgley of Massillon, Ohio, Joyce Haas of Phoenix, and Michelle Ann Denuit of Mesa, Ariz; 14 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Helen Gesen; and his brother, Richard Gesen.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at Messinger Mortuary and Chapel, 7601 E. Indian School Road in Scottsdale.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements are being handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.