Jeffrey Robert Taguchi, senior pastor, 52, born in Las Vegas, Nev. on April 15, 1962, passed away at his home in Rowland Heights, Calif. on July 8, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Heather Taguchi; daughter, Emilia; father, Jimmie Masakazu, and mother, Mary (Sue) Sumiko Taguchi, of Torrance. Also survived by his in-laws, Roger and Sharon Hunt of Sioux Falls, S.D. Jeffrey also leaves behind many relatives and friends in the Los Angeles area, Las Vegas, Reno and Ely, Nev.
Services will be held on Tuesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. at his church, New Life Christian Church, 1891 Alton Parkway, Irvine, Calif. Viewing will take place on Tuesday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Green Hills Mortuary, 27501 Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes. Burial on Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at Green Hills Cemetery, with family, relatives and friends attending. Casual attire. Heather Taguchi (562) 315-9289 or Jimmie/Mary Sue Taguchi (310) 329-8801.