Francis Genichi Tafua, 40, passed away on March 26, 2019 in Honolulu. He was born on April 28, 1978 in American Samoa. He was a loyal front of house runner and bartender at Roys's Eating House 1849.
He was preceded in death by his father Joe Leo Tafua, grandparents Leo and Lualuania Tafua and Genichi and Hatsuyo Kamiya.
Francis is survived by his son Leo Garza-Tafua, mother Rachael Tafua, brother Daniel (Malia) Tafua, sisters Jonell (Vernon) Kaohelaulii and Jannah Tafua, companion, Jessica Young; one nephew, seven nieces and one grandniece.A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 13, at the Kekaha Harbor House with services from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. with the celebration of life at 4:00 p.m.
The family suggests aloha attire.
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