Filomeno "Ben" Roybal

Filomeno "Ben" Roybal 85, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2013. Born March 26, 1928, in NM. Served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Ben was stationed in Tucson in 1966 and remained after he retired in 1967. Ben ran his own business until he accepted a position at Pima College where he was a supervisor in the AC department and retired in 1989. Ben's passion was fishing and spending time in his motor home with his "side-kick", Crystal. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; son, Mark (Kay) Roybal; daughters, Maxine Roybal, Michelle Corning, Madeline (Albert) Santa Cruz; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and six stepchildren, several step-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013 at Southlawn Cemetery.

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 25, 2013