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William James "Jim" Langston

May 26, 1943 — June 30, 2022


William James "Jim" Langston

Mr. William James "Jim" Langston, Jr., 79, passed away June 30, 2022.

Jim was born May 26, 1943, to William James Langston and Bertha Nell "Buff" Tanner Langston Massey. The elder Mr. Langston was killed in action on December 9, 1943 in Italy during WWII. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his stepfather, John K. Massey, Sr. and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Debra D. Langston; his brothers, John K. Massey, Jr. and wife Donna, Philip T. Massey and wife Holly, and Bernard C. Massey and wife Paula; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family and friends; and his sister-in-law, Donna Suhrstedt and husband Fred.

Jim graduated from Conway High School and from Forest Rangers School in Lake City, FL. He and Debra Married in 1977 and lived in Conway until their move to Seneca in 2007. Jim's career included working with the Forestry Service in Oregon, with Georgia Pacific for a number of years, and with the pest control industry, from which he retired. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Seneca and enjoyed all kinds of outdoor activities. Jim was an avid Clemson fan and also hiking in more recent years and scuba diving in earlier, more adventurous days.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, officiated by Rev. Patrick Jones. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral Home from 2:00PM-3:00PM.

Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home and Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel are assisting the family.

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