Jim Lang was born on February 1, 1936 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Lee Oscar Lang and Maude Engles. He died on Thursday, January 7, 2021 in Owasso, Oklahoma at the age of 84 years. He was raised and educated in Tulsa and graduated with the East Central High School Class of 1955. Jim spent most of his working life as an Upholsterer with American Airlines for 30 years. He was married on August 14, 1977 in Tulsa to Carolyn Ruth (Buhl) Lang. Jim had most recently been attending Simple Southern Baptist Church in Owasso. In his spare time, he enjoyed a variety of past times such as fishing, hunting, attending high school football games, and hanging with his buddies in his shop.
Those he leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
His wife of 43 years;
Terry Lang and wife Lynn
Larry Lang and wife Janie
Joni Austin and husband Mike
Julie Wohlwend and husband Norbert
Jeff Hummel and wife Hayley
18 Grandchildren and 38 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Granddaughter
Glen Lang and wife Sharon
Bill Lang and wife Judy
Gladys Hefta and husband Loren
Shirley Cummisky and husband Arthur
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Maude, 2 brothers, Chuck and Delano, and his sister, Betty.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Floral Haven Memorial Gardens in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with Pastor Steve Holestine officiating.