David Kham Simmanakhot

September 5, 1952 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 67)

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David Kham Simmanakhot

High Point, North Carolina



David Kham Simmanakhot, 67, of High Point, North Carolina, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at High Point Medical Center.

Born September 5, 1952, in Laos, he was a son of the late Nane Simmanakhot and the late Bounma Simmanakhot. In December 1979, the Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ in Frederick, Maryland sponsored the family whom then resided in the original Parish House. He was a member of the MTL Matairlao Foundation, INC.

He is survived by his wife Phet Khamphoumy of the home; son, Thomas Simmanakhot; daughters, Phouvieng Via Jett and husband Bruce of Maryland, Kianethong Shifflett and husband David of Jefferson, Maryland, Christina Simmanakhot of Jamestown; brothers, Pheuy Simmanakhot, and Khamphomy Simmanakhot; sisters, Phinh Simmanakhot, and Pheuang Simmanakhot, eleven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Khampho Simmanakhot; brother, Kee Simmanakhot; and sister, Phuay Simmanakhot.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 PM Sunday, December 29, 2019, in the gathering room of Wright Funerals-Cremations.

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Visitation Prior to the Service
December 29, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Wright Funerals-Cremations
1720 Westchester Drive
High Point, NC 27262

Funeral Service
December 29, 2019

1:00 PM
Gathering Room of Wright Funerals-Cremations
1726 Westchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262

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