Richard Youngwon Kim

It is with great sadness that the family of Richard Youngwon Kim announces his sudden passing on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the age of 60 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 33 years, Sharon and his daughter, Kristen (Dan). Richard will also be fondly remembered by his two grandchildren, Quincy and Warren. 

Richard was born on November 19, 1958 in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from Hanyang High School and then completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Myongji University in Seoul. Richard worked in the garment industry in Korea and in Los Angeles, upon immigrating to the U.S. in 1997.  In 2017, Richard moved to Fairfax, VA to be closer to his daughter and grandchildren.

Richard enjoyed fishing, working on cars, and buying toys for his grandchildren.

A Funeral Service in his memory will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at the Advent Funeral Home, 7211 Lee Hwy, Falls Church, VA, with Pastor Edwin Lim officiating.

Richard was baptized at the Sunbogum Church in Incheon in 1987.

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9


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