SFC Harold G. Kaiama USArmy Ret

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 1, 2016

Funeral services for SFC Harold G. Kaiama (US Army
Ret) will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2016 in the First United Methodist Church in Leesville. Rev. Terry Ward will officiate.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the
Mr. Kaiama was born on May 28, 1938, in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii. He served in the United States Army as an Airborne Ranger. He served three tours of duty in Vietnam, and retired as a SFC after serving 20 years and 2 days. He moved to
Vernon Parish in 1972.
He served as a Boy Scout leader, and baseball and softball coach. He coached his son when he played for the “Tigers”, “Dodgers”, “Recondo’s” and “A’s”. He coached his daughter when she played for the “Blue Birds”
(until his wife fired him). He coached his grandsons when they played for the “Marlins” and “Rangers” and his granddaughters when they played for the “Lady Rangers” and the “Lady Bandits”.
Mr. Kaiama is survived by his wife of 56 years,
Irene Faye Kaiama; daughter Kelly Kaiama Goodwin and her husband Tim; son Paul Kaiama and his wife Lisa; grandchildren Jacoby Kaiama and his wife Tabitha, Maile Walter and her husband Kyle, Josh Kaiama, McKenna Goodwin, Brandon LaBorde and his wife
Courtney, Robert Caruso and his wife Nikki, and Natalie Caruso; great-grandchildren Kai, Bella, Brexton, Logan, Lily, Isabella, Gabby, Lucas, Kaden; Shawn Coffey (mother of Jacoby and Josh); nine sisters; four brothers; 33 nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that donations be made in his memory to Cabrini Patient Assistant Fund, 3330 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA. 71301, phone