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Taps: Clarence F.L. Jim

January 17, 2022

It is with great sadness the family of Clarence F.L. Jim announce his sudden passing the early morning of December 3, 2021. He was 87 years old. Clarence graduated from Punahou School, Honolulu, Hi, – Class of 1952. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, he served on Active Duty in the Air Force and retired from the Hawaii Air National Guard as a Lieutenant Colonel with 30 years of service.

He will be dearly missed by his children Michael, Heather and Barbara. Grandsons Ethan, Ryan and Jack, plus numerous other family members and friends. Sonny, as he was known to many, was the eldest of three boys born to Clarence Sr. and Jacqueline (Seto) Jim and is survived by his younger brothers Dennis and Clayden Jim.

Dad was an avid golfer, car, and camera enthusiast. He was also a great cook, loved baking for his sweet tooth, and enjoyed sharing meals out with family and friends. He loved watching his grandkids grow up, attending Ethan and Ryan’s hockey games, playing Scrabble and Monopoly with Jack, and listening to his vast music collection.

Anyone who knew him was touched by his kindness, generosity, playful humor, and positive outlook. He will be truly missed and remembered often.

A future memorial, will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii at a later date to be announced.

Retiree News extends heartfelt sympathy to his family and friends.

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