Edward Wayne Bench, 57, of Strawberry, died May 4, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix after a three-year battle with cancer.
He was born in Guthrie, Okla. to Paul and Barbara Bench.
Mr. Bench was a well-known, hard-working businessman.
He is survived by his brothers, Paul Bench Jr. and David James Bench; sister, Patti Bench; his wife, Jeanne; children, Laurie Cain, Debbie Carl and Edward Bench Jr.; and grandchildren, Dillon, Amy, Stephan, Hope, Holly and Shelby.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at the Strawberry Chapel on Fossil Creek Road.