March 17, 1949 – June 30, 2018
Pong Kouch, age 69 of Winder, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. He was a member of The Winder First Baptist Church. Pong was a native of Cambodia and was sponsored to come to America in 1980. He was sponsored by The Winder First Baptist Church with Dr. C. B. Skelton as the chairman of the committee. Pong worked hard and became a United States Citizen in 1985. He was a hard working business man and was the owner of Sunshine Car Wash. He also partnered with his wife Tang Lor in several business ventures.
Pong was preceded in death by his parents, Teing Kuoch and Ung Sy Kim; a brother, Sokha Kuoch and two sisters, Kim Houng and Kim Tech Kuoch. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Tang Lor of Winder; a son, Kang Kuoch of Charleston, SC; two daughters, Stephanie Kuoch and Jessica Kouch of Winder; two sisters, Kim Hong Holseberg and Kim Lang Jennings of Charleston, SC; three grandchildren, Carmen Lu, Kristy Kuoch, and Kimberly Kuoch and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 until 8pm Saturday. July 7, 2018 at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA. Funeral Services will be at 4PM Sunday, July 8, 2018 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home, with Dr. C. B. Skelton, Pastor Sara Hem, and Pastor Sorn Clot officiating. Interment will follow in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
- Visitation Saturday, July 7, 2018
- Funeral Service Sunday, July 8, 2018
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July 4, 2018
I remember well being introduced to this fine man. Pong and his family and friends who came together to the United States were so excited, grateful and thankful to God and all who welcomed them here. Pong worked so hard to become a US citizen. That was his ultimate goal, to become a citizen and a part of this great nation. He always had a smile on his face. Willing to help anyone in any way. God bless Pong and his family! You will be missed.
July 4, 2018
So sorry for the family's loss...but glad he is safe in the arms of Jesus. I remember well when this wonderful family came and joined our community and church! Rev. Ronnie and Tana Kilburn