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Pastor David Cheng, 60 - middle-aged man with thinning hair and a round face. He is pictured smiling to the camera, wearing a black button down shirt with his spectacles hanging from his collar.

David Cheng

Passed away on 17 March 2020

David Cheng

Date of Death
17 March 2020

About David Cheng

Pastor David Cheng of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Kuching Sarawak was the first person to die of Covid-19 in Malaysia. The 60-year-old died at 11am, March 17, 2020 at the Sarawak General Hospital. He served as a pastor at the EBC since 1998. He was known for his musical abilities and released his debut album of 12 original songs, in 2011. He is survived by wife, Sim Lee Naa and a son and daughter. His wife and daughter were also infected.

We will always remember you

  • Aziah Sulaiman Yassin

    May his soul rest in peace. God Bless

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