James Hubert Hiner, 83, of Payson, died Aug. 26, 2005. He was born Sept. 25, 1921 in Oklahoma and lived most of his life in Phoenix and Pinetop.
He served his country in the Army during World War II. He was a graduate of Utah State University and was a general agent for Mutual of Omaha in the Phoenix area. Mr. Hiner was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Scottsdale and the El Zaribah Shrine.
He is survived by his wife Lillian Hiner; his son, Jerry Hiner; his daughter, Janice (Mark) Breedon; granddaughter, Julie (Jason) DeRudder; and great-grandson, Matthew DeRudder.
A private family service has already been held.
Donations may be made to the El Zaribah Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital.
An online guestbook is available at www.messingerpayson.com.
Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.