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Robert James Dietrich

Robert James Dietrich

Robert James Dietrich, 70, of Payson, passed away on Nov. 20, 2012.
Mr. Dietrich had served in the United States Navy as a crash crew rescuer. Most of his life, he worked as a general contractor and was also a driver for Greyhound Bus Lines.
He was a member of the American Legion and also a member of the Jim Jones Shooting Range.
Mr. Dietrich is survived by his wife, Maricella; his children, Lisa of Gilbert, Angela of Las Vegas, Nev., Robert of Chandler, James of Columbus, Ga., Leo of Texas, Jay of Prescott, Gary of Mesa and David of Tempe; sister, Doris Anderson of California; brother, Roger Dietrich of Minnesota; and 17 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Delores Dietrich.
A memorial service was held Thursday, Nov. 29 at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church. Military honors were presented by the Payson Military Honor Guard.