Henry Hiromu Arata, a long time resident of the Stockton/Linden farming community, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2013. Henry is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, three children, grandchildren and many relatives. He enjoyed fishing, exploring the outdoors, woodworking, spending time with friends at the coffee shop and good Japanese food. He was proud to be an active member of his church for many years and deeply cared for his community of faith. A memorial service in celebration of Henry's life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2343 Country Club Blvd., Stockton.