84, of Honolulu, peacefully passed away on May 5, 2012 at Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was a retired Lt. Colonel, U.S. Air Force. He was also a federal and State of Hawaii employee. He is survived by his wife, Mary N.; son, Clyde M. (Gayle) Nishimoto; daughter, Claire M. (Scott Mason) Tong; grandsons, Mekiah and Micah Tong; brothers, Herbert T. (Diane) Nishimoto, Paul T. (Thelma) Nishimoto. Private services were held.