Kokichi Aoki, age 66, passed away at home on May 7th, 2013. Born Nov. 28, 1946 in Kumamoto, Japan, he came to the U.S., graduated Chabot College and worked as a produce manager at various supermarkets in the Bay Area until his retirement. He was a Sandan third degree black belt in karate and an avid golfer. He is survived by his son, Dennis Aoki and daughter, Mio Aoki-Webright.
A public memorial service will be held at 4pm on Monday, May 20th at the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 N. 5th St., S.J., CA 95112.