William J. Akiyoshi, born March 22, 1928 in Eatonville, Wash., passed away Nov. 5, 2013 in Whittier, Calif.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. Survived by his wife, Ruth; son and daughter-in-law, Cary and Tammie; two grandchildren, Kenneth and Taryn; sisters, Jeanne Kusumoto, Annabelle Nishimura, Nancy Lim; and many nephews and nieces.
Service to be held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, 11 a.m., at Rose Hills Sky Rose Chapel, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier. Interment immediately following at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Casual attire.