It is with heavy hearts that the attorneys and staff at PesnerKawamoto share the following:

Craig Akio Kawamoto

Craig Kawamoto passed away on Tuesday May 29th, 2018 surrounded by the love and prayers of his family and friends. Born in Berkley, California on March 11, 1949, and brought up in Springfield, Virginia, his memory will be cherished by his parents Yukio and Sayoko Kawamoto; his devoted wife Cindy; his son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Kelby Kawamoto, and his daughter and son-in-law, Dru and Jon Gokey. Loving grandfather of three grandsons, Hardin and Brecken Kawamoto and Lucas Gokey. Craig is also survived by his sister Sherin Ferguson (Allen), brothers Don (Margaret) and Brian (Robin); in-laws Jean Ankney (Rick), Jay Berry (Patti), and Elizabeth Cross (David), and many nieces and nephews.

Craig was a 1967 graduate of Lee High School, a 1971 graduate of The University of Virginia and a 1975 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law. He practiced in Fairfax County for over 40 years primarily as a real estate transactional attorney and as bank counsel in commercial real estate transactions. He was a partner at PesnerKawamoto in Tysons Corner since 2000 and previously at Ragland & Kawamoto in Falls Church.

Craig was a devoted family man and was kind, funny, loyal, and humble. He had a passion for playing with his grandkids, fishing, movies, and all Washington sports teams.

Memorial contributions may be made in Craig’s memory to:
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: or
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation: