Yoshio Yamamoto entered Nirvana at the age of 92 years. He was born in Berkeley to Tame and Kanichi Yamamoto. He attended Berkeley schools until the family was sent to Gila River internment camp where he graduated high school. After serving in the US Army, he attended UC Berkeley where he majored in engineering. He worked at Naval Air Station in Alameda retiring in 1981. He lived in El Cerrito until he moved to Raksha Care Home in Albany in 2015. Yoshio’s passion was playing cards and pool in his early years, golf in his middle years, and his beloved dogs in his later years. He is survived by brother William Yamamoto, sisters Chiyo Hironaka and Tamaye Malloy and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by brothers Wataru and Eiji Yamamoto. A memorial service will be held at Berkeley Higashi Honganji Temple (1524 Oregon St., Berkeley) on June 17, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.