Chien-Chung Liao was called home on October 19, 2011 at the age of 90 with his wife, children and grandchildren by his side at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, MD. He was born on August 12, 1921 in Hunan, China. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Kuei-Chih Chang of Fort Washington, MD.
Affectionately known as Yeye, he was full of wisdom, love, care and affection. Yeye enjoyed gardening and reading newspapers. In 1939, Yeye volunteered to join the Chinese Army instead of continuing his education. He fought in World War II to protect his country and defeated Japan. In 1948, the Chinese government and troops moved to Taiwan to escape Communism. He raised his two daughters and four sons in Taiwan. Throughout his career in the Army, he constantly advanced his studies and specialized in finance. He retired from the Army in 1971 with the rank of Colonel. In 1973, he joined the Federal Government for the next 10 years.
Yeye’s legacy continues to live through his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Kuei-Chih Chang, children: Wen-Ling , Wen-Ying, Wen-Kuo, Wu-Kuo, Hsing Kuo (deceased) and Hua-Kuo. He is also survived by ten grandchildren: Karen, William, Martin, Monique, Ding-Chou, Nancy, Lynn, Crystal, Christina and Abraham. He is also survived by six great-grandchildren: Jasmine, Quentin, Taylor, Courtney, Chloe, Audrey.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 10 am until time of service 11 am at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, Maryland.