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Frank Langford, Jr.

March 19, 1944 - December 5, 2016

Frank Langford, Jr. departed this life Monday, December 5, 2016. Frank was born March 19, 1944 to Frank Fletcher and Noretta Langford in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Frank was reared in a Godly home, by his foster parents, Reverend William and Beulah Thornton, also of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
After his schooling, Frank joined the United States Army, serving over twenty years to include the “Airborne”.
during Frank;s time in service, he met and married Vernelle Singleton July 7, 1967. This union lasted eleven years and two sons were born. One son preceded Frank in death.
Upon leaving service, Frank resided in Newport News, Virginia, where he was employed by the County Jail as a cook, until his passing.
Frank loved cooking, traveling, fishing and flying. He took flying lessons and did a successful solo flight. He loved people and never met a stranger. He loved life and lived it to the fullest.
He was a member of Colossian Baptist Church, Newport News.
Leaving to cherish his memory are his son, Randolph Frank Langford (Christina); his brothers, Christopher Adams (Ollie) and Willie Davis; his sisters, Arlene and Barbara; many nephews, nieces, friends and cousins.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel, Friday, December 16, 2016 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm followed by service at 12:30 pm. Burial will take place in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

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