Wally Katsuyuki Takamoto, 69, of Kealakekua died June 15, 2013, at his residence. Born June 28, 1943, in South Kona, he was a flooring installation contractor, coffee farmer, commercial fisherman, owner of Big Island Taxi and Tours and an Army veteran.
Friends may call at 5 p.m. June 21 at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua for a 6 p.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn and no flowers.
He is survived by wife, Verna Takamoto of Kainaliu; son, Bud Takamoto of Colorado Springs, Colo.; parents, Yukito and Katsumi Takamoto of Kainaliu; sisters, Janet Fujikawa of Holualoa, Sharon Hynenen of North Hollywood, Calif., Judy Amano of Kainaliu; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.