Robert Yonaka, 87, of Salamanca, New York died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at WCA Hospital in Jamestown, New York.
Born January 20, 1929 in Salamanca, New York, he was the son of the late Francis Elmer and Lena May Metzler Yonaka.
He had been employed with Green Thumb at the Salamanca Schools.
He was a backyard mechanic and enjoyed stock car races.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sharon Kenyon, Kill Buck, NY; a sister, Virginia Leaskey, Salamanca, NY; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Wayne Yonaka, and a sister, Joyce Booth.
Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 1 – 2 p.m., when brief funeral services will be held.
Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.
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