Sam Khamphoumanivong entered eternal rest on Wednesday July 19, 2023, at the young age of 59. Sam was born on September 5, 1963 to Phoumy and Samly Khamphoumanivong in Bang Napheng, Province Salavan, Laos and immigrated to the United States, San Antonio, Texas in October of 1979 with his family. He is the eldest of six siblings.
He married and was blessed with four children and two grandchildren to carry on his legacy. The precious memories shared throughout the years, will forever be engraved in their hearts.
During his lifetime, he worked as an aviation mechanic for over 20 years and received certifications and training as a Master Technology Communicator and as an Aviation and Electronic Specialist. Although, he enjoyed his work; his passion was his love of music as he took delight in his singing and song writing, and found great joy in entertaining families and friends. Other leisure activities he enjoyed doing included: fishing, gardening, and taking occasional trips to the casino, hoping for a winning hand.
Sam is preceded in death by his father, Samly Khamphoumanivong. He is survived by his mother, Phoumy Khamphoumanivong; his children, Lysa, Scott, Jimmy and Lina Khamphoumanivong and two grandchildren, Kingston and Londen Jimenez; as well as his five younger siblings, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, and cousins.
As we celebrate his life with friends and families; when we look back and hear a special song, remember a special place, the kind words uttered and recall a time that stood still…may we smile… just a little… just because…