Nelson Chong

Aug. 16, 1952 – Sept. 26, 2016

Nelson Lee Chong, Jr., passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 26 in Montrose. He was born on Aug. 16, 1952 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Nelson Chong Sr. and Rose Chong.

Nelson was a longtime resident of Montrose and a beloved member of the Early Rodders Club. He was an avid car enthusiast and a motorcycle aficionado. He exhibited a strong love of country and community. In earlier years, Nelson was an excellent snow skier and competitive tennis player.

Nelson is survived by his father Nelson Chong Sr; mother Rose Chong; wife Cynthia Chong (Green); son Matthew Chong; and relatives in both northern California and Hawaii.

Services will be held at Crippen Mortuary on Oct. 3.