Tim Nye, 53, of Yakima died Thursday at his home.
Mr. Nye was born in Tokyo. He worked as an office equipment repairman.
Survivors include his wife, Jani Nye of Yakima; two children, Luke Nye of Seattle and Heidi Billings of Yakima; and two grandchildren.
A private family celebration of life will be Saturday at a local park. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home & Crematory.