Jeff Ross, 61, of Payson, died May 29, 2005. He was born March 20, 1944 and was raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
His love of nature and the outdoors brought him to the Rim country three years ago, where he worked as a carpenter and painter.
Mr. Ross is survived by his wife, Diane; sons, David, Ely and Phil; sister, Elaine; and brother, Paul.
No services are planned.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.