OBITUARY

Tô Khánh Hùng

May 16, 1959April 19, 2021

Hung Khanh To, 61, passed away on April 19, 2021. The son of Liem Van To and Nancy Phung and older brother to Kathy, Hoang Quyen, Carolyn, Amanda, and Kristie, Hung was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States in his early years. Here, he spent time in Utah and Tennessee before moving to California to join the Navy in 1986. In building his love for country, he also fell in love personally - he met his first wife, Martha, in the Navy. They settled in Texas and started a life together with their only child, Christine. A while later, Hung and Martha separated amicably, and he went back to his original love: of country. He re-enlisted in the Navy and savored the opportunities for world travel that came with it.

After his active years in the Navy, he returned first to California, then Texas, where he found his calling in quality engineering for NASA and various Fortune 500 companies in the oil and gas industry. He was meticulous, conscientious, steadfast, and determined in all his pursuits.

In 2010, Hung met his second wife Hayley through a family friend and fell in love again. She shared his passion for travel, food, and charity, and they shared a few wonderful, carefree years together before he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2013. Together, they fought the battle with cancer and he significantly outlasted his initial prognosis. The disease stayed away long enough for him to marry off his daughter and live the life he wanted to live. While the literal translation of his name is "hero," Hung believed that life was meant to be lived in service of others. As the cancer returned, he went off on his own to do charitable work and give back to those less fortunate. In his final days, he found peace in the teachings of Buddha, and he passed away quietly in his home after giving his family, people in need, and ultimately, the cancer, his all.

He will be missed.

Services

  • Thăm Viếng / Visitation

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

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