Ken Oya, 89-year-old Los Angeles native, passed away on April 8, 2016 in Gardena, Calif.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Kimiye.
He is survived by his son, Barry Oya, and daughter, Elaine (Philip Melnick) Bolle; sisters-in-law, Frances Oya, Peggy (Frank) Kawamura, and Kay Kunitake; also survived by nieces, nephews, and many close friends.
Honoring his wish, his ashes were scattered at sea on May 14, 2016.