Masanao Okamoto entered Nirvana on November 12, 2018, at the age of 95. Born in Salinas, CA to Tsuiyo and Naoichi Okamoto on February 18, 1923. Survived by his wife, Fusako; sons, Mike and Gary (Sharon) Okamoto; daughter, Ruby (Gary) Gotow; grandsons, Garret, Kyle, Ryan, Nicholas and Alexander; brother Michinao (Ginny) Okamoto; sisters-in-law, Jean and Betty Okamoto; and many nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Uichi, Yoshinao, Yukinao, Tadanao; sister, Sadako Russell; and daughter-in-law, Marie Elizabeth Okamoto. He enjoyed horse racing, baseball the San Francisco Giants, the 49ers, traveling, and going to lunch and dinner with friends. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. A private family Memorial Service was held at the Sacramento Nichiren Buddhist Church on Friday, December 7, 2018.