Hai Huu Nguyen

June 2, 1941May 27, 2021

Hai Huu Nguyen peacefully passed away at age 79 surrounded by his family on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his home in Jackson, TN.

He was born on June 2, 1941 in Vietnam to the late Nghia Thi Nguyen and Lam Huu Nguyen. Hai brought his family to Jackson in 1975 and spent selfless decades providing a stable and loving upbringing to his wife and five children.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Bach Yen Thi Nguyen, and brother, Dong Huu Nguyen.

Hai is survived by and will always be remembered as a loving husband to his wife and forever partner, Nga Thi Ha Nguyen of Jackson. Proud father to his children, Thy, Thang, Son, An, and Viet. Happy grandpa to his grandchildren, Nikki, Nia, Erin, James, Dylan, Lily and Iggy. An always supportive brother to his siblings, Kham Huu Nguyen, Do Huu Nguyen, Hung Huu Nguyen, Dung Huu Nguyen, Phuong Thi Nguyen, Hoang Hoa Thi Nguyen, Hoang Lan Thi Nguyen, and Hoang Huu Nguyen.

A friend to anyone he ever came across, Hai always carried with him a bright smile and a sense of peace and joy to those lucky enough to spend any time with him.

The family will receive friends and loved ones at a visitation to be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 1-3 p.m. at the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with Randy Lockley officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

At the request of the family, all guests attending the visitation and service should wear masks. George A. Smith and Sons will provide masks to those that need them.


  • Visitation with Friends and Loved Ones

    Saturday, June 5, 2021

  • The Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 5, 2021


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Jennifer Coleraine

June 4, 2021

I met Hai at Muller Optical in the lab department. Such a Kind and caring man. He had a big smile always, and even if we didn’t always understand what we were saying due to our language being different. May he Rest In Peace Much comfort to his family with love