July 13, 2010
Richard Takahashi Jr., also known as “Sonny” and “Taka,” 67, of Kapolei, a retired Wheeler Air Force Base Fire Department captain and Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife LeeAnne T.S. “Pua”; sons Richard T., Reginald “Ola” and Radford “Ikaika”; brother Lance M.; sisters Gwen K. LaSpina, Ronnie E. Tsujiguchi, Gayle T. Racette and Esther Cazimero-Aio; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.