Walter Reed DeVaney, 57, was born March 5, 1947 in Mesa, he died Oct. 7, 2004 in Tempe.
Mr. DeVaney retired to Payson in 1989 from the Buckeye area where he had worked on dairy farms until he became disabled.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; sons, Walter "Dewayne" (Jen) and Frank (Michelle); daughter, Melissa; granddaughters, Jessica, Nicole and Jaeden, and grandson, Jonah, all of Payson. Also surviving are his mother, Ila DeVaney of Cottonwood; brother, Johnny (Lois) of Cottonwood; along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and in-laws.
Services were held Monday, Oct. 11 in Chandler.