Age 64, of Mililani, passed away August 23, 2011 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired employee of the Honolulu Gas Company. A U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
Survivors: wife, Karen R.; sons, Andre (Mahealani), William III (U’ilani), Kawika (Kim), Keola (Charmaine) and Sean; hanai daughter, Marjorie (Richard) Kealoha; sisters, Sophie, Sarah, Maryknoll, Dolly, Wilma, Geraldine, Linda, Trina and Susie; brother, Frank Pirez; 10 grandchildren.
Visitation 9:00 a.m., Tuesday (09/13) at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; Service 11:30 a.m.; Burial 1:00 p.m. at City Memorial Park. Casual attire.