Ronald J. Paynter, 45, of Payson and Paradise Valley, Ariz., died June 12, 2006.
Mr. Paynter, a native of Arizona, was born June 18, 1960.
He loved fishing, hiking, riding his Yamaha and taking care of his little dog, B.G.
He is survived by his mother, Jerri Paynter of Paradise Valley, and brothers, Gregory Meredith of Gisela, and Donald Paynter of Nevada.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen; father, J. Cameron; and brother, Steve Meredith.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr., in Payson.
Interment is at the Payson Pioneer Cemetery, with a reception following at his home at 704 E. Cherry St., Payson. All friends and family are invited to attend.