April 6, 2011
James Gideon, 74, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a former mayor of Enewetak Island, Marshall Islands, and a retired councilman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Enewetak. He is survived by wife Notwe; son Jonathan; daughters Norma David, Nety Joanes, Neiwad Paul and Neijata Kitlong; brothers Benjamin and Etward; sisters Ruthy David, Jebe Iso and Torte Ken; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation and all-night vigil: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Jonithen Jackson’s residence, 92-1429 Princess Kaiulani Blvd., Ocean View. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at the residence. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.