May 8, 2010
Richard Soon Sun Choi, 82, of Pearl City, a former U.S. amateur welterweight boxing champion, died in Aiea. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Ruth R.; sons Derrick and Eric; daughters Katherine Suverkropp and Marla Choi; sisters Sunuki Kim, Soon Hee Bisol, Dorothy S.Y. Amaral, Sarah S.H. Palisbo and Marsha Y. Watson; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.