Wing Hong, left this earth to be with the lord April 20, 2020 at the age 91, at Crescent Oaks Nursing Home in Sunnyvale, CA. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle.
Wing Hong was born in Hughes, AK to Jeu Mon Hong and Shee Lum Hong in 1929. At five years old, he went to China to attend school for three years. At ten years old, Wing began working at the family store in Joiner, Arkansas. On March 24, 1957, he married Woon Lin Cheng in Hong Kong. Wing graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1962 with an Electrical Design Engineering degree. He was employed as an electrical engineer, first at the Boeing Corporation in Seattle, WA from 1965 to 1968, and then at the Lockheed Corporation in Sunnyvale, CA from 1968 to his retirement in 1990. Wing enjoyed family vacations driving down the California Coast to locations such as Disneyland, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and San Diego. He loved sports - playing football in high school, coaching both son’s little league teams, and an avid football fan. Wing loved his church and church family. He was a dedicated deacon, Sunday School teacher and church treasurer at RoseWood Community Church over a 30 year timespan. He enjoyed a long retirement, spending time with family, watching his grandkids, and teaching computer classes at the senior center. His grandkids brought him his greatest joy. He loved spending time with them and commented they kept him young.
Wing is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lin of San Jose, CA; two daughters, Mei-Oi Peterson and her husband Kurt of Arnold, CA, Donna Bazett and her husband Sid of Cameron Park, CA; two sons, Dennis Hong and his wife Heather of Los Gatos, CA, David Hong and his wife Janice of Roseville, CA; six grandchildren, Brittany, Brandon, and Makayla Hong, Cami and Rylie Hong, and Nicholas Bazett; his sister Shirley Williams of Sanford, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held for the immediate family at Los Gatos Memorial Park. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled when large gatherings are permitted.
‘We will always carry your memory in our hearts.’