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Kelly Jerald Langley

January 6, 1936 — April 1, 2017

Kelly Jerald Langley, 81, passed from this world on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 in Waldron, Arkansas. Kelly was born January 6th, 1936 in Waldron, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Otis Langley and Velvia (Self) Langley of Waldron, Arkansas.

Kelly grew up in Waldron, Arkansas and married the love of his life, Bonita (Richmond) Langley on January 9, 1954, and they were blessed with 3 children and 56 years of marriage during their union. Kelly retired from Petrolane Gas Company in Waldron after 25 years of service there.

Kelly was a simple man, but had such a big spirit. He was full of life, love, and laughter. He was a hard worker who was always willing to help anyone in need at any time. Kelly was a good man with a kind heart, and was liked by everyone that knew him. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren dearly. He also loved the Lord and served Him faithfully at the First Church of the Nazarene in Waldron. Kelly loved the Razorbacks, the Dallas Cowboys, milkshakes, cars, and watching old westerns. He leaves behind a rich legacy of laughter and love in the hearts of all of his family and friends.

Kelly is survived by his daughter, Karen Hunt, of Waldron; son, Richmond Langley & wife Kristi, of Greenwood; 4 grandchildren, Nicole Tull, of Waldron; Jeremy Hunt & wife Kansas of Waldron, Bryce & Brant Langley, of Greenwood; 7 great-grandchildren, Dylan Self, Dakota Tull, Caleb & Logan Tull, Brady, Caden & Kayleigh Hunt all of Waldron.

Kelly is also survived by one sister, Shirley Washenberger of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Kelly is preceded in death by his son, Kelly Langley, Jr., wife Bonita Langley, and his son-in-law Jerry Hunt.

"Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you." ~Shannon Alder

Kelly's life celebration service will be held on April 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Waldron First Church of the Nazarene with Brother Wally Beckman officiating. Burial will follow at Pilot Prairie Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangement are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

Kelley's pallbearers will be Jeremy Hunt, Bryce Langley, Brant Langley, Logan Tull, James Bray, and Tracy Epperson.

Kelley's visitation will be Monday, April 3, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home where he family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m..

Cemetery Details

Pilot Prairie Cemetery
Pilot Prairie Road
Waldron, AR, 72958

Public Visitation

APR 3. 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM


1879 West 6th Street Post Office Box 358

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

Family Will Receive Friends

APR 3. 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM


1879 West 6th Street Post Office Box 358

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

Celebration of Life

APR 4. 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Waldron First Church of the Nazarene

1816 Rice Rd

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

Graveside Service

APR 4. 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Pilot Prairie Cemetery


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