Posted On September 10th, 2013 -

JAMES BOBO KAHANUI GOMARD Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. He would have been 91 on September 9. Bobo was a very loving family man who raised 5 beautiful daughters. He graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1941. He then served as a Merchant Marine from 1942 – 1945. He attended the University Of Hawaii and played football there from 1946 to 1949 as their center. He is survived by Mary Lou Gomard, wife of 62 years, brother Richard “Skippy” Gomard (Iwalani). Daughters, Nicki Kometani (Michael), Mona Parker (Wayne), Kim Gomard, Kaina Buffalo (Joseph), Camille Tupua (Leonard) and 11 grandsons, nieces and nephews. We are going to miss you Bobo, Dad, Papa. We love you. A Hui Hou Bobo! Private services.

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