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July 6, 1971 - August 30, 2022



July 06, 1971 – August 30, 2022

Duc Minh Ta passed away August 30, 2022, in Portland, Oregon. He was 51 years old, born July 6, 1971 in Saigon, Vietnam.

Duc is survived by parents Thanh Van Ta and Nam Thi Ho; as well as wife Ly (Jessica) Ping Tang; his daughter Britney Ping Ta; son Calvin Duc Ta; his sisters Dung Ngoc Ta and Oanh Ngoc Ta.

Duc immigrated from Vietnam and settled in Portland, Oregon. He was raised by his Father and Uncles Thang and Phuoc.

As a young boy growing up in America, Duc excelled in everything he did. He was a straight A student with perfect attendance. Duc played tennis and basketball. He was captain of both sports throughout high school. Duc enjoyed the outdoors; hiking, camping, swimming, fishing. There was nothing he couldn’t do.

Duc had that smile that would light up any room. He always has a smile wherever he went. He would go up to any stranger and introduce himself and make fast friends.

After graduating from Portland State University, Duc bought his first store. He loved doing business and being a businessman. Duc could do anything and he did! He owned and started multiple business ventors. A franchise convenience stores, wholesale and distribution company, inventors LLC, real estate investment group to name a few.

In recent years, Duc developed a love of the waters. He purchased a river house where he would go on the weekends or spare time to fish, swim, or boat with his family. He would wake up 5am and go fishing by himself while his family are still sleeping. He would return excited to show what he had caught.

Duc was an avid inventor. He was so excited to invent a toothpick out of fish bones. He hadprototypes and recruited friends to join and start mass production and marketing. His businessman savvy strikes again! Duc had so much passion and enthusiasm that you would feel the same after talking to him. He was a natural salesman.

Duc lived life to the fullest. He radiated love and friendship. He was well-loved by all who knew him.


Please join us in Celebration of Life, September 17, 2022, at 10:00 am at Omega Funeral and Cremation Services. 223 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97233.


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