Obituaries for Monday, October 13, 2008

• Lawrence Andrade

Lawrence Andrade

Lawrence “Larry” Andrade died in Odessa, Texas, on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at the age of 88. He was born on O‘ahu on Nov. 27, 1919. He was preceded in death by his mother Daisy Hobbs Andrade, his father and step-mother Charles and Helene Andrade, brothers Reginald and Boyd Andrade.

He had a great love of motorcycles from an early age. He owned and operated the first motorcycle shop on Kaua‘i, and had a passion for riding until he was 84. He retired from the Kaua‘i Liquor Commission after 34 years of service. He also was an avid fisherman and a part-time cowboy at Kipu Ranch for 20 years.

He is survived by his wife, Clarice of Odessa, Texas; daughter, Susan; sons, Carlos (Maile), Russell, Paul (Nancy), Kimo (Margaret) all of Kaua‘i, Pierre (Susan) of Tacoma, Wash.; 1 step-son Bruce (Sue) of Rhome, Texas; 8 grandsons, Shannon Makali’i, Joshua, Micah, Kaimalino, Cyrus, Sam, and Keith Nainoa; 2 step-grandsons, Jacob and Mark; 7 granddaughters, Taeru, Pelika, Stacy, Natalie, Ku’ulei, Noel and Karina; 1 step-granddaughter, Chrystal; 13 great grandchildren and 9 step-great grandchildren; brothers, Charles Andrade of Arizona, Tandy (Pat) Andrade of Arizona; sisters, Tanya Muse of Arizona, Movita Kaimimoku of Maui; sister-in-laws, Eleanor Andrade of Kaua‘i, Shirley Simpson of Odessa, Texas; 1 brother-in-law, Jerry (Millie) Houston of Colorado.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, Oct. 17, at the Kaua‘i Veterans Center in Lihu‘e. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., and services will start at 2:30 p.m. Ashes will be scattered at a later time. The family requests casual attire and flowers to be omitted.

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