Francis Kamakawiwoole

Francis Kealoha Kamakawiwoole Jr.

Thursday, August 1st, 1957
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It is with great love and sadness that the family of, Francis “Kimmie” Kealoha Kamakawiwo’ole Jr. announces his passing at his home in Lahaina surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday, April 11th, 2019, at the age of 61. He will be remembered by his loving wife, Lynne and their children, Francis III (Millicent) and Mychael (ArielMae). Francis will also be fondly remembered by his 5 grandchildren, Camille, Carlyanne, Francis IV “Caleb”, Mitchell, and Matthew, his brother Jason, his 2 sisters, Yvonne “Kau’i” and Yvette “Noe”, his step-mother, Patricia, and his step-brothers, Clarence “Mackie”, Jimbo, and Jonah, and his step-sisters, Phyllis and Tammy. His parents, Francis Sr. and Ann Bernice of Wai’anae, Hawai’i, predeceased Francis.

A Celebration of Life for Francis will be held, Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at 9:30am, at Ballard Family Mortuary, 440 Ala Makani Street, Kahului, Maui with church service at 11:00am, presided by Francis’ nephew, Pastor Taylor “Kalei” Kamakawiwo’ole.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 5th, 2019 | 9:30am - 2:00pm
    Sunday, May 5th, 2019 9:30am - 2:00pm
    Ballard Family Mortuary
    440 Ala Makani Street
    KAHULUI, HI 96732
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, May 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Sunday, May 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Ballard Family Mortuary
    440 Ala Makani Street
    KAHULUI, HI 96732
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Lunch to follow after service until 2 p.m.


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