George S. Nakashima, 91, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2014 in Los Angeles. Born April 10, 1922 in Montecito, he was a longtime resident of Monterey Park and enjoyed a successful career in the aerospace industry. In retirement he enjoyed golf, gardening, cheering his home teams, the LA Dodgers and Lakers and spending time with family and friends. Beloved husband, brother and uncle, George was predeceased by his wife June in 2008. He is survived by his loving sister, Bette Nakatomi; nephews Glenn D., Gerald E. Hayashi and Gloria A. (David) Siebold, Cynthia Mikimoto, Barbara (Jim Perna), Debra (Bob Miyamoto), Judy (Ricky Schlesinger), and Douglas Nakatomi; and many grand nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2 p.m., at Fukui Mortuary, 707 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, with Rev. Mark Nakagawa of Centenary United Methodist Church officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Great Leap, 1730 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 300, LA 90015 or Little Tokyo Service Center, 231 E. Third St., LA 90012. (213) 626-0441

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