GORDON DAI FUN CHANG
GORDON DAI FUN CHANG Gordon "Dai Fun" Chang passed away on September 23, 2016 at Palolo Chinese Home. He was 90 years old. Gordon was born on March 5, 1926, in Honolulu, Hawaii. At age 1, he and and his family moved back to their ancestral Oo Syak Village, Quangdong Province, China. When war broke out, Gordon and his brothers were sent back to Honolulu in 1938. He grew up in Chinatown shining shoes and selling newspapers. He attended Central Intermediate School. He left school in the 9th grade and enlisted in the U.S. Army where he worked as a carpenter. After being honorably discharged, he worked as a carpenter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Oahu Plumbing and the Sen Company. He later went on to form G.C. General Contractors. An avid pigeon racer, he belonged to racing pigeon clubs and associations and met pigeon racers from all over the world. Growing up, Gordon did Kung Fu and lion dance demonstrations in Chinatown and later was a sifu at the Chinese Physical Culture Association. Gordon is survived by his wife of 67 years, Evelyn; his son, Roy (Anna); his grandchildren, Victoria Chang Nakayama (Dean), Roy Nicholas, John William (Laura), and his great grandson (Royce Nakayama). Visitation: 10:00AM, October 13, 2016 (Thursday), at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Service at 11:00AM. Burial at 12:30PM. Aloha attire.
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