Toshikazu (Tosh) Okamoto(1926 - 2018)

Toshikazu (Tosh) Okamoto

Life History

October 8, 1926 - May 19, 2018

Tosh Okamoto was born on October 8, 1926 to Juhei and Sugie Okamoto in Seattle Washington. He passed away peacefully on May 19, 2018 with his family at his side.

He was driven by family, community, justice, fairness and equity, and his energy and focus on these commitments leaves an enduring legacy.

He married his "dream girl," Toshiko Akagi in November 6, 1949, and had children Joyce, Susan, John and Sheila. His family grew to 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A public celebration will be held on September 22, 2018, 2pm, at the Blaine Memorial Methodist Church, 3001 24th Avenue South, Seattle, Washington.

In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made to: Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church, Nisei Veterans Committee, and Keiro Northwest.

Full obituary:

Published in The Seattle Times from Sept. 9 to Sept. 16, 2018