Obituary Ling O. “Harry O” Hom February 12, 20`6

February 12, 2016

Ling O. “Harry O” Hom 

Ling O. “Harry O” Hom, 92, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, February 8, 2016 at home. He was a resident of Ventura County for 66 years.

He was born October 5, 1923 in Canton, China to his parents Ying and Yuet Hom.  He worked as a teacher in China for 6 years before he immigrated to the United States to live the American Dream.  He was the proud co-owner of Lin’s Chinese Food in Santa Paula, CA with his brother, Lin Hom for 55 years.

He enjoyed cooking, writing Chinese calligraphy, playing the Erhu (Chinese violin), gambling (craps and slot machines), and watching Chinese soap operas.  Family was a very important aspect of his life and he loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Ling is survived by his wife, Wah Hom. Sons: Danny and Rick Hom, Daughter: Eva Witt, Daughter-in-law: Lisa Hom, Son-in-law: Allen Witt, Grandsons: Jeffrey Hom, Jason Hom, Granddaughters: Cyndy Jhung, Jalane Hom, Jessica Hom, Karen Hom, Grand Son-in-law: Timothy Jhung, Great Granddaughter: Zoe Jhung and Great Grandson: Ethan Jhung.

There will be a Visitation for Ling Hom at the Skillin-Carroll Mortuary Chapel, Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 4-8pm.  On Wednesday, February 17, 2016 there will be a Chapel Service at 12pm at the same location, followed by a Graveside Service at Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery.  A reception will be held at Life Way Baptist Church after the graveside service.  

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