Joseph E. Ashburn, 92, of Payson died Nov. 15, 2006. He was born June 11, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Mr. Ashburn moved to Payson in 1980 with his wife, Ethel. They were active members of the Payson community with the first hospice board and Holy Nativity Anglican Church.
He is survived by his daughter, Linda Holly Ashburn; granddaughters, Holly Harris and Karan R. Millan; and great- grandchildren, Brandon T. Millan, Eden C. Millan and Malin Zane Washburn.
He was preceded in death by his wife.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Holy Nativity Church, 1414 N. Easy St. in Payson.
Donations may be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.
An online guest book is available at www.messingerpayson.com.