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James W. Langston

Born: Thu., Jun. 6, 1929
Died: Thu., Apr. 10, 2014


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James W. Langston age 84 of Caldwell, OH passed away Thursday April 10, 2014 at his residence. He was born June 6, 1929 in Miami, FL a son of the late Burl and Bertie Dempsey Langston.

Jim was a veteran of the US Army, serving his country during WWII. He retired from University Circle in Cleveland in 1993. He was very active in Noble County, serving many hours with the Noble County Historical Society, Soakum Festival, local tourism and many others. He spent a lot of  time as a photographer for many of those organizations. He also was very involved with the Ripples Cancer Support Group.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Rita St. Onge Langston, who passed in 1993.

He leaves behind his family, 3 siblings Robert (Edith) Langston and Geri Townsend all of Georgia and Jeanette (Bill) Waterson of Caldwell; a very special friend Sarah ”Sally” Hough. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Cremation will be observed at this time, without additional services. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724 has been entrusted to care for the family.

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Judy and Jackie Robinson
   Posted Sat April 12, 2014
Jeanette and family,
I talked with Chris tonight and she told me of Jim's passing. He will be missed by his many friends that he made in Noble County since coming here 20 years ago. He will be remembered by many as the one who took the pictures including all those at the Senior Apartments. He will also be remembered by those at Summit Acres for all the kind deeds and services that he did for all with that smile always on his face. Know that he will be remembered for a long time and we have you in our prayers.
Judy and Jack Robinson

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
   Posted Sun April 13, 2014
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of James W. Langston, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and for my Freedom

You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of.....

US Army James W. Langston, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

sheila Baker
   Posted Sun April 13, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was my buddy and i loved him so much. He was a very kind man. Jim was a member of the Belle Valley Action Committee. He took all our pictures for us and did a beautiful job. I will miss taking him his Christmas gifts at Christmas every year. RIP Jim!!

Tonda Feldner
   Posted Mon April 14, 2014
I was so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. What a nice guy with such a warm little grin that could just make your day. I never meet anyone who was so willing to help others. I will miss him, seniors apartments lost one of the best.

Stacey Lucas
   Posted Mon April 14, 2014
Jeanette & family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was one special, sweet guy and will be so greatly missed. The Senior Apartments will never be the same. For it to happen so fast has to be so devastating to you but sometime fast is for the best. No one needs to suffer long. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God will see you through.
Love,
Stacey

Angela Crock & The Variety Deptarment Ladies ~
   Posted Mon April 14, 2014
We are very sorry to hear about Mr. Langston's Passing. He always placed a giant smile on our faces when he would visit us at Food Center! He wit and kindness will be greatly missed. Prayers to his family and his special friend Sally.