- April 5, 1982 - January 15, 2015
- Spartanburg, South Carolina
of Kwang's Passing
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“Friday, will be three years we met. It was one of the best days of my life. Everyday with you, hard or easy has been the best days of my life really....Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Amanda Park - Spartanburg, SC
“Life is but a Stopping PlaceLife is but a Stopping PlaceA pause in what's to be,A resting place along the road,To sweet eternityWe all have different...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Alma Brown - Greenville, SC
“Myra and Family, Thinking of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your lost.Sandra
3 of 32 | Posted by: Sandra Duggins - Cowpens, SC
“My dearest Kwang,You said you love me with every molecule in your body. My love for you is that to infinity. Thank you for choosing to love and share...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Amanda & Dylan - Spartanburg, SC
“I remember how sweet and loving Kwang was. He's death is truly a loss. Please know that my son Noah and his family is one with you in this time of...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Sharon Bazarte White - Buford, GA
“Praying for the Park and Gibson families. Kwang will be missed immensely by his USDOL-WHD family. Take comfort in the fond memories you have of...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Bridget Dutton - raleigh, NC
“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. My God be your comfort during the days and weeks ahead.
7 of 32 | Posted by: Karen Garnett - Louisville, KY
“I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during these difficult times. May you find comfort in the memory of...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Barbara Baldwin - Raleigh, NC
“To the Parks family, you family will be in my prayers doing this difficult time. I pray for your strength and healing. Kwang was a very pleasant...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Audrey L. Hall - Jackson, MS
“We are consumed with sadness to learn of the loss of Kwang. While a loved ones passing is never easy, do know that our hearts are with you and may...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Celeste Hale, Assistant District Director - CA
“Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear,
just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.
He will be always in...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Lourdes Keebler - Raleigh, NC
“I had the pleasure of meeting Kwang early last year who came across as being a very nice individual. My deepest sympathies go out to all of his...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Luis Bermudez - Washington, DC
“To the Park's family,Earth have no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. I had the pleasure of meeting Kwang in 2012. His presentation on the law as well...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Nettie Lewis - Nashville, TN
“To the Park Family,My deepest condolences. Kwang was my friend and co-worker. Words cannot express my sorrow. The office won't be the same without...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Maxine Mills - Charlotte, NC
“Kwang will be sorely missed. To the family, find solace in knowing earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
15 of 32 | Posted by: Genise E. Coleman - Charlotte, NC
“To the Park family- sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Kwang was such a joy and breath of...Read More »
16 of 32 | Posted by: Elsie Cherena - Mountainside, NJ
“Dear Park Family:
I pray to God that He fill our hears with peace that surpasses all understanding.
I will always remember Kwang's smile and...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Carmen E. Otero - Infante - NC
“Park Family- I am very sorry for your loss. I met Kwang recently at our Manager's Meeting in Kansas City. His enthusiasm and keen interest in his...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Patty Davidson - Washington, DC
“I had the pleasure of meeting Kwang in 2014 during my visit to the Columbia, SC DO. His intelligence, energy, enthusiasm, and sense of humor will be...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Ivette Vigano - Philadelphia, PA
“I would like to send my deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family during this very difficult time. Kwang will truly be missed by all.
20 of 32 | Posted by: Stacey Hawkins - Charlotte, NC
“My deepest sympathies to all of his family. Kwang was a pleasure to be around and a joy to work with as a colleague. God Bless!
21 of 32 | Posted by: TC
“Dear Park family,
May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.
22 of 32 | Posted by: Francisco Marchan - Westbury, NY
“Kwang's professional reputation preceded him while I and my office mates in the Greensboro NC Field Office looked on in awe of his ability to excel...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Randy Whitmire - Traverse City, MI
“I had the honor and privilege of meeting Kwang in 2014. His intelligence, wonderful smile, and humor were impressive to say the least. My sincere...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Daniel Cronin - Manchester, NH
“I became acquainted with Kwang when he was working as an Investigator in Wilmington, NC and then transferred to Raleigh, NC. His keen sense of humor...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Chris Daly - Washington, DC
“Dear Park Family;
I met Kwan at a managers' meeting and several times over the telephone. In the short time we met we developed a friendship. My...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Nicolas Ratmiroff - Tampa, FL
“Dear Park Family, my prayers are with your family, as they are our WHD family. We truly have, too, lost a loved one. RIP Kwang!
Patricia Rice...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Trish Rice
“Dear Park family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. I pray that God will give you peace and comfort during this time of...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Yaimara Esquivel - Raleigh, NC
“I would like to express my sorrow and condolences to you and your family. Kwang will be a part of my prayers from now on. I am honored and blessed...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Anthony Delgado - Raleigh, NC
“Mandy & Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that God wraps his arms around you all and gives you comfort for the days ahead.
30 of 32 | Posted by: Victoria Lawson & Family - SC
“Dear Park Family,
I am very sorry to hear of your great loss. My thoughts and well wishes are with you during this most difficult time. May...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: Jonathan Hetherington - NC
“Dear Myra, Steve and family and Park family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping all your family in our thoughts and prayers at this...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Keith and Melody Bailey
Kwang Hee Park, 32, of Columbia, SC and with a hometown of Marietta, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015. He was born April 5, 1982 in Seoul, South Korea.
He is survived by his wife, Amanda Gibson Park and son, Dylan Fitzgerald Park; parents, Byung Hun Park and Soon Yeul Lee Park; brother and sister in law, Seam Park and Jennifer Shelfer of Atlanta, GA; father and mother in law, Steve and Myra Gibson, of Spartanburg, SC; brother and sister in law, Ashley and Brent Daniel, of Spartanburg, SC; a niece, Emily Daniel; and nephews, William Daniel, Ethan Daniel and Alexander Park.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees in Social Work and Public Administration, all from his beloved West Virginia University. He was employed as an Assistant District Director with the U.S. Department of Labor in Columbia, South Carolina, Wage and Hour Division.
He courageously served a tour in Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 630th Transportation Company of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Kwang loved his family, friends, and co-workers, a home-cooked Korean meal prepared by his mother, a good action movie, and was an avid sports fan, especially fond of Mountaineer football.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Joanne R. Hull. Visitation will follow the service in the church parlor. A private family burial, with Military Honors, will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
The family is at the home of Steve and Myra Gibson, 102 Carlisle Bennett Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dylan's college education fund by visiting www.Ugift529.com and entering code: R79-U92.
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