OBITUARY

Timothy Thien Huynh

September 18, 1964April 25, 2021
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On Sunday April 25, 2021, Timothy Thien Huynh, loving husband, beloved father, and affectionate son, passed away at the age of 56. Timothy was born on September 18, 1964 in Saigon, Vietnam to Huynh Van Mi and Le Thi Ngoc Hong. He immigrated to the United States with his family in 1975, moving from Guam, to Arkansas, and finally, settling in Houston, Texas. He met his dear wife, Linh Nguyen in 1992, and they were married in 1997. Timothy leaves behind his two wonderful children, Natalie, 19, and Nicholas, 15. Timothy greatly enjoyed playing volleyball and tennis with his friends and family, and he was a die hard Astros fan. He loved listening to music and debating, as well as watching documentaries. He deeply valued his kin, and he could often be found attending gatherings surrounded by his vast extended family, enjoying a good meal. Timothy was described above all, as a kind soul, the kind of man who was willing to give the shirt off of his back for the comfort of others. His greatest desire was a peaceful world for his children. Timothy is survived by his mother, wife, children, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Services

  • Lễ Phát Tang và Cấu Siêu / Buddhist Chanting

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • Thăm Viếng / Visitation

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • Lễ Cầu Siêu, Di Quan, và Hỏa Táng / Funeral Service and Cremation

    Friday, April 30, 2021

Memories

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Julian Pham

April 29, 2021

Thien,
You and I were inseparable in our 20’s, we had little money but rich in our unique friendship , so spending time with you every day was the best time of my life. My heart feels heavy because I’m not just losing a friend but I’m losing a part of my heart and my soul. I hope that I will get to see you in my dreams and that we get to play one last volleyball game together or a last tennis match then I get to hug you and wave goodbye to you as you’re walking back to heaven. Let’s make it happen and come see me in my dream. I’ll always miss you and be there for your family - infinite love...Nhon

Quan Hoang

April 29, 2021

Thien,
Thank you for the 40+ years of joyful memories.
Love you like a brother. You will never be forgotten.
Rest in peace, my friend.

Minhquan Tran

April 29, 2021

Thien,
We were HS friends. Basketball was our passion... much envious of your tenacity on the court. I was not as cool to hang around much with you guys off the court. Then I moved away to Austin in 1981. Being an ass that I was, and my wife can definitely attest to it, I failed to keep in touch with any of my guys I grew up with. I got in touch with the guys in 2009 and met you at a reunion over Quan’s home. An ass does not has much of a memory, that precisely make him who he is. But your infectious smiles and warm demeanor were there, as I’ve then deja vu-ed, what a cool guy you are. Still no specific memory, just an overwhelming emotional and spiritual affinity. My friend, you are missed.

Vinh Nguyen

April 29, 2021

Thiện,
My family moved to Houston in 1977, that Sept I met you at Deady Jr.high. We instantly hit it off....my frist friend in the new city. We shared a bicycle and rode everywhere together, you just not a friend to me but a big brother to all my siblings and a son to my parents...........Rest in Peace my sweet friend....

Thương mày và nhớ mày nhiều.....
Ngũ yên nhé .....
Vinh.

Van-Anh Christine Hoang

April 29, 2021

My dearest Thiên,
Today is our chance to say thank you for the way you brightened our lives. Chi feel cheated that you left us so young and yet grateful that you came along at all. Only now, we truly appreciate what we are without you.
You represent the essence of unselfish love and unconditional passion. Chi will remember always how generous and compassionate you are toward life and your circle of loved ones. The attention and time you freely gave to Chi, when I need it from you the most, has and will be immortalized in my memory of you.
Chi won't say farewell yet because we have 1 more day with you.. Be well my dear brother! Take good care of yourself and of Linh, Natalie and Nicholas <3.

Until we meet again, much love, hugs and kisses.
Chi Va

Julie Tran

April 29, 2021

My Dear Friend,
Even though we haven’t seen much of each other over the years, I will always treasure our friendship, good times and laughter. I will mostly treasure your “goldfish” nickname for me. Rest In Peace you sweet soul. The heavens have gained a very special angel. Until we meet again, I will always remember this wonderful smile.

Julie

Van Nguyen

April 29, 2021

Brother Thien, you’re another older brother to me and to my entire family...we shared a lot of great memories through the years all the way back from when we first came to Houston in 1977 and you were one of the first to befriend us and made us feel welcomed in a new city. Sports were our thing brother! It was a blast living with you and Cồ in Austin right after I graduated and you guys were working there. It was fun seeing you a few weeks ago during one of our group lunches. You’re a good man and I’m proud to say that I’ve gotten to know you. Wishing you eternal peace and fun and all the sports you can play and watch!!! From me and from my entire family... We love you brother Thien.

Your little brother Van.

Natalie Huynh

April 29, 2021

Hi daddy, I miss you. I remember all the times we used to count buses when I was little. I’ll never forget it. I will always talk to you every night. I miss you a lot. We are always going to talk about the Astros together and I’ll always tell you where we go to eat because I know you would want to come with us. I love you Daddy.

Dinh Tran

April 28, 2021

Rest in Peace Muffin. We will definitely miss your smiling face.

Cody Hoang

April 28, 2021

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