Noboru Yamashita died March 23, 2008. He was born July 27, 1936.
Mr. Yamashita enjoyed his retirement years traveling and spending time with his family and Payson friends.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Jo Ann Yamashita of Payson; and daughters, Robbyn Lean of Concord, Calif. and Traci Yamashita of Boulder, Colo.
A memorial service is scheduled at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, located at 302 W. Aero Dr. in Payson.