MEMPHIS, TN — Paul K. Hayashida, 83, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Memphis Baptist Memorial following a brief illness. Paul Kozaburo Hayashida was born in Los Angeles, California on December 25, 1933 to Takeshi and Tamaki Hayashida. He was one of 4 children, brother to Shidow (d), Keishi (d), and is survived by his sister Takeko Ogata. Paul had 3 children from a previous marriage, son Cole Hayashida his wife Stephanie Tasaki-Hayashida, daughter Shien Hayashida-Summers her husband Bill Summers, and daughter Emma Hayashida (d) and her wife Kat Lam. He was also a proud grandfather to his two granddaughters Riley and Nicole. Paul remarried to his beloved wife Keiko Hatsuyo Baba, and relocated to Memphis, where she now resides.
A funeral service will be held at 11am on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Los Angeles Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.