With sadness, we share the news that Mr. Brian Fong, husband of Pastor Lana Fong, died on September 1, 2018.
Mr. Fong was born on July 25, 1948 in Lexington, NE. He grew up in Elwood, NE and graduated from Elwood High School in 1966. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and became active, serving in Vietnam for 25 months. Brian and Lana married in 1981 in Colorado, later moving to Nebraska. He served as United Methodist pastor and served in various communities in Nebraska. Brian and Lana moved to Nevada in 2014.
Lana Fong is a local pastor in The Desert Southwest Conference and serves at Pahrump Valley UMC in Pahrump, NV.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 10:00 am at Elwood United Methodist Church, 601 Rush Street, Elwood, NE 68937. A lunch will follow. A private family burial will take place at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery prior to the memorial service.
A memorial service will also be held at Pahrump Valley UMC. Details will be forthcoming.
Brian was very proud of his military service and he felt strongly about helping out his fellow veterans. If you feel inclined, please donate to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) in lieu of flowers. To donate, click here and select the amount to give. List Brian Fong as “Honoree Name” and Courtney Fong as “Notification Receipient Name” along with the address: 10165 Rancho Destino, Las Vegas, NV 89183.
Condolences can be sent to Pastor Lana Fong, 1300 E Highway 372, Pahrump, NV 89048.
With gratitude for his life and ministry, please hold the family in prayer in this time.