(submitted by William Liddy)
December 4, 1944 - August 31, 2019
Glenn E. Langston, Sr., 74, of Tupelo, MS, passed away on August 31, 2019, at home with his family. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2019, at North Cleveland Cemetery.
Glenn was born on December 4, 1944, to Russell and Lillian Langston in Birmingham, Alabama. After completing high school, he attended the military academy then went on to the Marine Corps where he served his country faithfully for 14 years before having to retire due to medical issues. On July 2, 1966, he married Peggy Davidson in Lake Village, Arkansas. Glenn enjoyed traveling, reading, frequenting flea markets and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was an avid shooter and enjoyed his time at the shooting range. Glenn was a strong supporter of veterans and individual’s in active duty, always taking care of fellow service members in small ways, he was a true patriot.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Allen Russell Langston and Lillian Lucille Belleau; step-father, Marcel Belleau; brother, Allen Langston; and sister, Joanie Langston.
Glenn is survived by his beloved wife, Peggy Langston of Tupelo, MS; son, Glenn E. Langston, Jr. (Laurel) of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter, Teres Weeks (David) of Cleveland, MS; brothers, Joseph Belleau of St. Petersburg, FL and Mike Belleau of Cocoa Beach, FL; sister, Jeannie Belleau of Deltona, FL; sister-in-law, Johanna Langston of Houston, TX; granddaughters, Tanya Wurl of Olympia, WA, Elizabeth Lankford (Kenneth) of Houston, TX, Vanessa Loyd (Jeremy) of Leadville, CO, Kylie Mitchell (Ryan) of Clinton, MS, and Shelby Langston of Grand Junction, CO; and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Glenn’s nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Miller, Frank Miller, Phil Beckerich, Bobby Clifton, and Phillip Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LifeSong Evangelism, c/o GlobeWorks International Ministries, 400 Office Park Drive, St 230, Birmingham, AL 35223, The American Heart Association or the charity of your choice.