William Lang

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- William K. "Bill" Lang, 89, formerly of Old Appleton, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Jan. 27, 1916, at Old Appleton, son of Oscar and Roxie Kurre Lang. He and Gladys Sewing were married June 16, 1944. She died July 13, 1980.

Lang was a farmer and truck driver. He owned and operated Bill Lang Trucking, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church and was treasurer many years.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Lang of Edinburg, Texas, Stanley Lang of Cape Girardeau, David Lang of St. Louis; a brother, Byron Lang of Jackson; a sister, Mary Clingingsmith of Old Appleton; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Susan Hoyle officiating. Burial will be in Zion Methodist Cemetery.