Saa Yiang Tang passed away peacefully at the age of 85 surrounded by his family. He was born on September 20, 1936, in Guangdong, China. He moved to Cambodia as a young child and lived through the Khmer Rouge. He and his family immigrated to Oregon in August 1979, where he was employed at Vanport Manufacturing until retirement. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by is wife; Nai Houn Chia of 59 years. Eight children; Siek Chheng Tang (ChuSong), Chuang Tang (Navee), Leng Tang, Cheng Hiang Tang, Sok Hiang Minor (Scott) Liang Tang (Norma), Kang Tang (Annie), and Sok Lee Tang (Robert), 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, siblings; Siev Khheng Tang, Lak Eng, Liang Weng and He Weng, as well as many cousins nieces and nephews.