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Tad Tadayoshi Nakamura

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Tad Tadayoshi Nakamura In Memoriam
August 5, 2016 Tad Tadayoshi Nakamura passed away at his home in San Bernardino from Cardiac Arrest on August 5, 2016. Born in Sacramento, Taddy,as he was called throughout his life, was the eldest son of Kaoru and Naoshi Nakamura. The family moved to Los Angeles where he attended 11th street school. With the outbreak of World War II the family was sent to Santa Anita Race Track then to Heart Mountain, Wyoming. After the war he attended L.A. Jordan Jr. High School and graduated from Fremont High School in 1955. Growing up in the fifties,Tad attended Compton Gaguen on Saturdays and Compton Dojo on Tuesadys and Fridays where his father was a founding member. During the week he helped out in the family store, Village Market. While at Fremont he lettered in Bee football.In the late fifties he was member of the ' Rodans ' Car Club '. In 1959 Tad married Patricia Kathleen jung and they had a son, Damian Timothy. Tad is survived by granddaughter, Katherine Nakamura of Cabool, Missouri, Sisters Tami Yamaga and Toshi Kawano and brother, Don Nakamura along with eight nieces and nephews. Tad was always helpful and caring to everyone he met throughout his life. Memorial services will be with immediate family.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 24 to Oct. 29, 2017
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