April 10, 2013
Rodney Ricardo Keliikanakaole Pilayo Sr., 53, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner of Rod’s Customs, former adult corrections officer at Halawa High Security Facility and employee of Sumida’s Auto Body in Kailua, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tina; sons Brian, Rodney Jr., Keaka and Damien; daughters Chanell Medeiros and Christina Pilayo; parents Magdalena and Federico Bilermo; sister Mandy Pajardo; grandmother Carolina; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.