GW “Pete” Langston Jr.

Graveside services for GW “Pete” Langston Jr., 86, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Friday, February 5, 2016, at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-7 pm at Rumsey-Yost.

He died February 2, 2016, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Pete was born April 11, 1929, in Magness, Arkansas, the son of George William Sr. and Susie McClure Langston. He married Maggie Sue Cooper on August 13th 1951 in Batesville Arkansas, she
survives of the home. They moved to Kansas after being married. Pete worked at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant as a driver from 1951 to 1959. Then worked for the Kansas Color Press as a Pressman until he retired in 1984. Pete was an avid sports lover. He loved fishing, Royals Baseball, KU Basketball, Chiefs Football, and NASCAR racing. He enjoyed doing puzzles, word searches, and solitaire.

Other survivors include a daughter Carol Langston, Lawrence; Granddaughter Misty Goff, Denver Colorado; son Peter Langston and wife Trina Langston, Lawrence; 3 Grandsons, Chase, Quincy, and Keiron Langston Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurses Association Lawrence, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.