Lonnie Roland Langley, Sr., resident of Santa Fe, Texas passed away March 23, 2017, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born February 4, 1935 in Buckeye, Arizona to parents George W. Langley and Thelma L. Langley. Lonnie was a high-performance motor sports mechanic specializing in speedboats and race cars and a journeyman welder.

Lonnie had a passion for racing offshore speedboats, racecars and street cars and he always raced to win.

Lonnie leaves behind a very lasting legacy for his children and grandchildren. A legacy of values instilled by love and example. He was a leader and a teacher. Lonnie taught his children and grandchildren to love, honor and respect everyone that they came into contact with; he taught them the value of hard work and fairness. By far the greatest gift Lonnie leaves behind is that he believed in each of his children and grandchildren. Believing always that they could do anything they set their minds to.

Lonnie’s favorite Quote was:

Love Is Our Law

Truth Is Our Worship

Form Is Our Manifestation

Conscience Is Our Guide

Peace Is Our Shelter

Nature Is Our Companion

Order Is Our Attitude

Beauty and Perfection Is Our Life

~Goju-Ryu Creed

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patsy Ruth Langley and son, Lonnie Roland Langley, Jr.

He is survived by his daughters, Karen Langley, Candace Carpenter, and Vickey Morgan and husband Mark; son, Ricky Langley and wife Rebecca; two sisters, Patsy Wade, and Jean Wages; brother, Roger Langley and wife Cindy; grandchildren: Herbert Ring III, John Eversole Jr., Richard Ring, William Eversole, Christina Eversole Blackwell, Amber Morgan Phillips, Mark Morgan Jr., Ryan Langley, Ernest O’Mara, Jodi Trevino, David Langley, Eric Korhonen, and Bryan Korhonen as well as 19 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2017 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Crowder Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at Alta Loma Cemetery in Santa Fe, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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