He is survived by his beloved wife, Myrtle "Jackie" Kawamoto; daughter, Leslynne (Donald-dec.) Perry; son, Keith (Jill) Kawamoto; 3 grandchildren: Rebecca (Troy) Maeda, Alexander Kawamoto, Chase Perry; and dog, Mika. He is also survived by brother, Tom (Marian) Kawamoto; sisters-in-law: Charlotte Kawamoto, Dorothy Kawamoto, and Amy Kawamoto; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by sister Elaine Masuda, and brothers Kazuo, Masao, Isamu "Flash", Nobu "Robert", and Jitsu "James" Kawamoto.
Private committal services held at Punchbowl.
The family requests no flowers or monetary offerings.