Joseph Lei Viela, Jr., 84, formerly of Kahului, Maui, died February 8, 2014, at home in Wailua Homesteads, Kauai.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Mr. Viela Jr. was born March 21, 1929 in Hoolehua, Molokai.
He retired as a Lifeguard Supervisor for the County of Maui.
He is survived by Sharlene (Donald) Shimamoto of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, and Ione (Kirk) Brown of Roseville, Minnesota, four grandchildren, Kristy Shimamoto of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, Renae (Thomas) Benjamin of Seminole, Florida, Ian (Molly) Brown of Milawaukee, Wisconsin, and Laura Brown of Minneapolis, Minnesota, two great-granddaughters, Kierstyn Benjamin and Greta Brown; brother, Archie Viela of Honolulu, Oahu; sister, Ah Lan Hiro of Hilo, Hawaii; sister-in-law, Lillian Tim Sing of Kailua, Oahu; numerous nieces and nephews.