May 27, 2013
Lee Roy “Lippy” Sonoda, 68, of Kailua, a retired mason, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eleanor; sons Conrad, James and Patrick; daughters Melvette Salsedo, Libby-Jane Hauki and Lynelle Lopez; father Kenner Ravencraft; brothers Harry Jr., Vincent and Rodney Sonoda, and Mervin and Paul “Tiny” Kauhane; sisters May Sonoda, Alice Morris, Ruthie Garza and Faith “Pinky” Leao; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Island Family Christian Church, 3375 Salt Lake Blvd. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.