Alton Melvin Tavares, 69, of Kailua-Kona, a fisherman, former lifeguard and waterman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Curtis, daughter Hi'iaka Ambrose-Tavares, brother Howard and sisters Trisha Feteira, Lita Tavares-Kahihikolo, Mapuana Aarona and Aida San Miguel. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Living Stones Church, 76-6224 Alii Drive, Kona. Condolences may be sent to the family at 626 Bush St. No. 504, San Francisco, CA 94108.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased