LCpl. James Tien Tan Huynh

Jacksonville, NC
Formerly of Lansing, MI

Born July 13, 1993, in Lansing, MI, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at age 25.

James was a graduate of Lansing Eastern High School and was currently serving in the U.S. Marine Corps with the 8th Communications Battalion stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC.  James was also a very talented tattoo artist.

He is survived by his mother, Mary My Chau; brothers, Terry (Huong) Huynh and Kennedy Huynh; nephew, Atticus Huynh; grandfather, Than Chau and grandmother, Tho Thi Tran in Vietnam.

James was preceded in death by his father, Son L. Huynh.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Joseph Kim on Monday, April 8, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Dung-Lac Catholic Church, 1611 Old Oakland Ave., in Lansing. Rite of Christian burial with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Saturday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and again on Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday at the church.

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Sean Koglin
April 3, 2019 at 7:20 pm

Terry – my family and I offer you our deepest sympathies for your loss. You have our prayers and hope that you can find solace in this time of morning. We are grateful to your brother for his service.

Terry Huynh
May 8, 2019 at 4:57 pm

Thanks for your sympathies, Sean.

April 4, 2019 at 2:57 pm

Semper fi my brother! Fair Winds and Following Seas!

Brandon P.
April 8, 2019 at 12:28 pm

Sorry for you loss. S/F and Following Seas. Rest easy. Slow hand salute.

“…If the Army and the Navy
Ever look on Heaven’s scenes,
They will find the streets are guarded
By United States Marines…”

Stephen Fletcher
April 6, 2019 at 12:42 pm

May the Lord grant comfort and peace to the family. It was my pleasure and honor to be part of the honors team that assisted in the arival and transport of this service member at DTW Airport.

Semper Fi fellow Marine. Rest Easy, and guard the streets of heaven

Hung Tran
April 7, 2019 at 1:20 pm

My condolences to the family

Tony and Carmen Benavides
April 7, 2019 at 6:26 pm

Our neighbors and we, thank you for the sacrifice and commitment your son LtCpl Huynh made towards the safety of our country. Our 2 nephews and grandson, are Marines. Our grandson, just left Camp Lejeune three days ago. We admire your son’s courage and see him as a hero.
May our Lord Jesus Christ bring you comfort in the years ahead. Our prayers will be with you.

Tony and Carmen Benavides and family


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