Paul Hwayoung Kim
Paul Hwayoung Kim, 49, passed away on March 9, 2022 in Chesapeake, Virginia. He was a native of Duluth, Minnesota and Bartlett, Illinois. Paul recently moved with his family to Chesapeake, Virginia at the end of 2021. He worked in the Financial Services industry and was also a Licensed Practical Nurse specializing in Pediatric Care.
Paul was a devoted husband, father and avid athlete, having participated in several marathons and was an active member of his Jiu-Jitsu academy with his sons.
In Illinois, he volunteered for many years at the Journey Care Hospice Center for Veterans. He also served in the Army Reserves for ten years and was honorably discharged in 2011. He attended Restoration Community Church in Naperville, Illinois until the family’s recent move.
Paul leaves behind his wife of 13 years, Su; sons, Nathan and Samuel; Mom and Dad, Yong S. and Barbara Johnson Kim of Duluth Minnesota; sister, Ruth and her husband Johannes Kalb and their two daughters of Portland Oregon; mother-in-law, Ok Yon Yu of Newport News, Virginia; great aunt, Kay Robson of Newport News Virginia; and brother-in-law, Sung and Youree Yu and family of Oswego, Illinois.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022 at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19 at the funeral home. To view the service live, go to: www.peninsulafuneralhome.com/video. Interment will follow at the Korean Baptist Church Cemetery.