James Charles Connell, 87, of Scottsdale and Payson, died April 20, 2005. He was born March 16, 1918 in Valdez, Colo.
Mr. Connell was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his son, Ronald; and daughters, Karen and Jennifer.
A graveside service with military honors was held May 5 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road.
Arrangements handled by Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home, Phoenix.