Rodney Kee Chong
February 3, 1946 - January 25, 2022
A devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend!
Rodney was born in Pu'unene, Maui, HI to the parents of Mathias & Alice Kee Chong (Deceased).
Predeceased by Brothers: Robert "Bobby" Kee Chong and Allan Kee Chong. Grandparents: Eddie and Anne Kim Uncle: Masayuki Honda. Survived by: Wife: JoAnn Kee Chong of 47 years Children: Daughter: Tammie (Alii) Plunkett Sons: Rodney Kimo (Cynthia) Kee Chong and Anthony Kekoa Kee Chong. Grandchildren: Khadijah Plunkett, Avery Plunkett, Brianna Guzman-Kee Chong and Zaeden Kee Chong. Great Grandchildren: Barret Plunkett and llihia Mata-Kee Chong Sister-in-law: Mildred Kee Chong Nephews: Robert Keoki (Cyndi) Kee Chong and Mitchell Kee Chong Nieces: Alyssa Kee Chong, Daralynn Kee Chong and Deborah "Debbi" (Paul) Kee Chong Dogs: Hoku and Kepa.
Rodney lived in Haiku, Maui all of his life. He attended Haiku Elementary and Old Maui High School, Hamakuapoko. He played football and basketball. He worked at The Maui Hukilau Hotel Front Desk for a few years and County of Maui Parks and Recreation Department Waiehu Golf Course for over 30 years. He retired as an Irrigation Specialist. His joy was picking Opihi and man could he go, he also enjoyed fishing!
We want to send a huge Thank You to Dr. Savona, Maryann and Staff, to the Doctors and Nurses at Kaiser Permanente CCU Wailuku Tower and to the Chaplain who made him comfortable in the last days of his life.To Haiku Elementary School Principal Karen Walker and Staff as well as Hawaiian Tel Com for allowing his children to spend time with him in his last days. And to all our Family and Friends for all the love and support.
Funeral Services will be held at Norman's Mortuary, on Monday, February 7, 2022
Public Visitation from 10:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Service @ 11:30 a.m.
Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park Main Section @ 2:00 p.m.
Due to covid restrictions families and friends attending the funeral service will need to comply with all COVID mandates, masks and 6-feet distancing are required. Max attendees are 82 seated all other visitors will exit following their visitation.
Online Condolences may be made online www.normansmortuary.com
Mahalo Nui Loa