John L. Langley, 90, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Tuesday May 15, 2012 at his residence.
He was born March 18, 1922 in Thorn, Ms., and had been a resident of Chattanooga for 65 years. He was a member of Tyner United Methodist Church, Shriner-Alhambra Temple, Scottish Rite and a 32degree mason with the Fidelity Lodge 558 F&AM, also a member of the American Legion Post 95.
John graduated from Houston High in Houston, Ms., and also from Edmondson Business College in Chattanooga. He served during WWII in the Army Signal Corp. He retired from Chattanooga Gas Company after 32 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Sally Langley, three sisters, and five brothers.
John is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jane P. Langley and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Glen Mosley and Pastor Charlie Harrison officiating. The interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors presented. Pallbearers will be Robbie Taylor, Bill Martin Payne, Chuck Langley, John Langley, James Eric Blissard, and James Robert Fox.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to, Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, 37416, or Tyner United Methodist Church (Carebears) 6805 Standifer Gap Road, 37421.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, and one hour prior to the service at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.