David James Christensen


David James Christensen, 60, of Payson, died April 22, 2006 in Pine. He was born Oct. 8, 1945 in Laconia, N.H.

Mr. Christensen served in the U.S. Army. He was a life-long pilot, loved the outdoors, was an animal lover and a people person. He was a former Chicago police officer and lifetime corporate private investigator. He was currently working in radio at Westworld One as a news editor.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Christensen of Payson; father, Harold Christensen and stepmother, Jerry; son, Joseph Christensen, currently serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Irwin, Calif.; sisters: Diane of California and Mary Anne of Idaho, and brother, Hal of California.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Roberta Christensen.

There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 27, at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr. in Payson.

Donations may be made in his honor to the Payson Humane Society, 812 S. McLane Rd., Payson, AZ 85541.

An online guest book is available at www.messingerpayson.com.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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