Bert H. Motoyama
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Bert H. Motoyama, 76, of Sebring, Florida, left this earth on September 13, 2018 after a brave and valiant battle with heart disease. Born in Hilo, Hawaii, Bert went to school in Illinois and California, graduating from California State University before joining the United States Air Force. He traveled Europe and the United States for thirty-five years as a civilian contractor for the United States Army, retiring in the position of Director of Logistics and Procurement. After retiring he used his pilot's license to pursue his passion for aviation. He owned Flight Line Aviation and later Paradise Air and manufactured and sold aircraft at the Sebring Florida Airport.
He is survived by his wife, Eloise Lee Motoyama; his sons, Henry Motoyama and Mark Motoyama; his daughter, Gina Motoyama; and his lifelong friend, Henry Mori. He also has grandchildren, Ashley, Brittani, Tyler and Deven, as well as great-granddaughter, Savannah. He is greatly missed by his wife of eight years, Eloise Lee Motoyama, who refers to him as "the love of her life." They met when they were both widowed and were extremely grateful for the time they had together. He will also be missed by Eloise's daughters, Wendy Lee and Jennifer Barbour, who grew to love him as a member of the family.
The family is planning a service to celebrate his life which will soon be announced. Condolences and requests for information can be sent via e-mail to">">">
Arrangements are under the direction of : Dowden Funeral Home 2605 Bayview Street Sebring, FL 33870 (863)385-1546

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Published in The Crestview News Bulletin on Sep. 22, 2018.
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September 20, 2018
To the family of Mr. Bert Motoyama,

I would like to express my sincere condolences for the loss of Mr. Motoyama.

May the Most High God strengthen your family during this difficult time of sorrow. Please find comfort in Psalms 145:18, 19 promise that "he is near to all those calling on him."

September 19, 2018

Our condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. Isa 61:1.
September 19, 2018
May the family feel the comforting care of God's love. John 3:16.
September 19, 2018
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
September 19, 2018
My Sincerest condolences for your loss. May precious memories of your dear loved one, along with encouraging words such as those found at John 11: 25 & 26 be of comfort to your family as it has me.
September 19, 2018
Very sorry for the lost of your loved one May God the hearer of prayers comfort you during this difficult time and give you strength. 2 cor. 1:4
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