Yem Khun Uy, 81, of Inman, South Carolina, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at his residence.
Yem was born in China, on May 5, 1939, a son of the late Yin (Pin) Huan and Ding Jie Uy and was the husband of Phoun Mong. He was first married to the late Ier Say Kean.
A survivor of the Khmer Rouge genocide, Yem led his family out of Cambodia to refugee camps, to eventually gain sponsorship to the United States.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two daughters, Phek Hourng Uy and Phek Eang Tang; four sons ,Ngy Keang Uy, Chhay Keang Uy, Heang Keang Uy and Ang Keang Uy; eleven grandchildren, seven step grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Seawright Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Seawright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.