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MING E. CHANG  Rear Admiral, US Navy (Ret)  
Of Eden Homes, McLean,VA passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from complications related to Parkinsons disease. Beloved husband of 61 years to Charlotte C. Chang, devoted father of Daniel W. Chang, Cmdr. USN (Ret) and his wife Paula, Donalda C. Gibson and her husband Bill, Cmdr. USN (Ret) and the late Donald Chang, grandfather of Jacob (Eliza), Tara, Geoffrey and Grace. The family will receive friends at the Money & King Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave. Vienna, VA on Wednesday, October 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Navy Marine Corps Relief Society or Wang YMCA of Chinatown, 8 Oak St. West, Boston, MA 02116. The online guestbook is available atwww.moneyandking.com  

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Published in The Washington Post from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9, 2017.
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January 24, 2018
RIP Captain... I am Proud to have Served Under You. USS Reeves CG-24.
Great Ship, Great Command!!!
Fair Winds& Following Seas Sir~
Thomas Farrahy
October 30, 2017
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Please accept my condolences.
Bob Brown, CSO, CDS 23 85-87
San Diego
Bob Brown
October 25, 2017
I served with him on the Reeves CG24 he was my first then Captain. He was a true leader and I would of done anything for him. I am truly saddened to hear of his passing. R I P Sir
George Ardis
October 16, 2017
Mrs Chang, and Family: Our sincerest condolences on the passing of your husband/Father/Grandfather. Be comforted to know he is in a better place sourrounded by shipmates.
VADM Bob and Carole Conway USN (Ret)
Bob Conway
October 12, 2017
Mrs. Chang, Danny, Donalda and Family, Our family is sadden to learn of your loss. We have many fond memories of Adm. Chang. Please accept our condolences.
-Susan O'Keefe Creeden and family of late Tim O'Keefe
Susan Creeden
October 10, 2017
Dear Mrs. Charlotte and the entire extended Chang family: Please accept our sincere condolences on your recent loss of Admiral Ming E. Chang, a wonderful man with many military and professional accomplishments.
Your friends in Boston send our respects and we were blessed to have his frindship and collegiality as a Board of Directors at our YMCA in Chinatown.
He had a great smile, a sense of humor, and a sensitivity for the common people and to the social and political advancement of Asian Americans. A man of many talents,vision, and humanity who shared these gifts with many.
Hope the many good memories of you will be in the hearts and minds of your loved ones forever.
Ming, may you rest in peace, and God bless you.

Richard Chin
Richard Chin
October 10, 2017
Saddened to hear of your loss Donalda. An eskimo proverb to consider..."perhaps they are not stars in the sky but rather openings where the love of our lost ones shines down to let us know they are happy." You are not alone. Remember the stories...you certainly must have soooo many to savor.
Steve Romano
October 9, 2017
Sincere sympathies on the passing of a great officer and great American. Warm regards to Doanlda and Bill.
Peter Thompson
October 9, 2017
My condolences to the family. May the peace of God and the fond memories you cherish comfort and sustain you in your time of need.
October 7, 2017
Dear Charlotte,

Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy in this time of parting. The US Navy was a better place because of your service and devotion as a couple.

Our prayers are with you.

Rosemary and Walter Locke
Rosemary/Walter Locke
October 7, 2017
Sailors pray,
For fair winds and a following sea

The smell of salt in the air,
The feel of their skin as it's touched by the spray

An albatross soaring above,
Dolphins in the ship's wake at play

To witness a work of art that only God can create,
The sunset at the end of day

At night a million stars in the sky,
Safe anchorage in an islands lee

When the time comes to die as for all it must,
To awake in Sailors Heaven where nothing ever rusts

And always there would be,
Fair winds and a following sea

C. D. Williams.COM
James Knight
October 7, 2017
I'm very sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold on to. May God continue to comfort your family.
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