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Young Bin Kang, MD passed away in his sleep on December 26, 2016 at the age of 78.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Young Hee Kang, MD; his children and their spouses: Jane Kang, MD and husband David McCauley; Nancy Kang Davis, MD and spouse Bradley Davis; Thomas Kang, MD and spouse Hana Kim, PhD; William Kang, MD and spouse Arshia Soleimani, MD; and four grandchildren; Leopold Davis, Lottie Davis, Sophia Kang and Bonnie McCauley.
He was born in Daejeon, South Korea in 1938. He received a Master's in Public Health from Seoul National University and graduated from medical school from Korea University. He and his wife immigrated to the United States in 1973 and moved to south Louisiana in 1979. He and his wife served the healthcare needs of Welsh and Iowa, practicing family medicine for almost 30 years.
In his free time, he enjoyed being a gentleman farmer, tending red Brangus and chickens on his small farm outside of Welsh. He was active in the Welsh Rotary Club and the Seoul National University Alumni Association.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh. Visitation will be held on the same day from 9:00am until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at