VERNON D.B. WONG

Posted On February 22nd, 2014 -

2-16 VERNON D.B. WONG PIC #22-16 VERNON D.B. WONG PIC #1VERNON D.B. WONG Of Waipio, Oahu, Hawaii, a retired maintenance supervisor at Kapiolani Community College and longtime member of the Hawaii Goldfish and Carp Association, died at home at age 76 on Oct. 6, 2013. He was born in Honolulu on Feb. 22, 1937. He was an avid sportsman, spending his younger years hunting, golfing and fishing. His love of fishing led him to many parts of the world, including Brazil, where he caught a 16-pound peacock bass (pictured). His latter years were filled with the caring and breeding of award-winning koi in his backyard. Vernon Wong is survived by son Vincent E. Wong; sisters Winnie C.H. Nakatsu, Ruby C.H. King and Sharyn Y.S. Wong; and brother Sisto K. Legoncion. He was preceded in death by son Frederic Dale Wong, sister Jennie Anderson, and parents Buck Tim Wong and Edna Wong Kamita. Private celebration of life held. Donations may be made to Hawaii Public Radio.


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