Alan Ensley died Aug. 8, 2008, after battling a serious illness for many months.
He and his wife, Geine moved from La Habra, Calif. to Payson in 1995.
He actively served in the armed forces during the Korean War. In his younger years, he performed as a western stuntman for both Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm. He retired after more than 30 years as a diesel engineer from Cummins, which then allowed him to pursue his true passion as an artisan and craftsman focusing on Native American-style artifacts.
He was married to Geine for 51 years, who survives him, as do daughters, Lori Brewster, and Cari Ensley, sons, Brett Ensley, Victor Ensley, David Brewster; sisters Jan Moores, Cyndi Heinecke, Kathy Shelton, and Nancy Duncan, brothers, Jerry Moores, Chuck Duncan, and Ed Heinecke; and 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.