He was born in Robertson Co., TN and is the son of the late Oscar and Bessie Langford. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a son, Dan Langford, 5 brothers, Frank, Horace, Fred, Phillip and Willet Langford, and 2 sisters, Sue Ann Castleman and Karlene Welker.
Mr. Langford was a desk Sergeant with Tullahoma City police force for 7 years and a Captain with the Tullahoma Fire Department for 14 years. After retiring from the fire department he worked at A.E.D.C. as a craftsman for the Smart Team. Mr. Langford attended Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Kings Cross. He was baptized on Palm Sunday, April 8, 2001. He was very civic minded participating in antique car clubs, radio programs and television shows, American Legion, Parades, museums, exhibits, churches, schools, Habitat for Humanity and the Civic Center. He assisted in building Churches in remote areas, helped many people in need by building handicapped ramps, doing home repairs and building homes for the homeless. In later years, he and his wife Dean assisted the elderly, sick and poor. He and Mrs. Langford were well known in the community for going great lengths to entertain and provide for those not as fortunate as themselves. Mr. Langford was devoted to his family and his community, leaving a lasting legacy of love for his fellow man.
He is survived by his wife, Mallon Dean Langford, 4 daughters, Faye (Tommy) McAnally, Bettye (Don) Felts, Karren Michael all of Tullahoma, Jean (George) Wade of Ashland City, TN, 9 grandchildren, Dan Langford II, Trevor Holman, Betsy Lynch, David Langford, Mitsy Clendenin, Shirley Earls, Kelly Langford, Dustin Felts and Lindsey Rae McAnally, 13 great grandchildren, Shelby, Trey, Emily, Tiffany, Sydney, Tom, Lucy, Anderson, Daniel, Daisy, Grace, Olivia and Josie, 2 great great grandchildren, Aria and Isaiah.
The family would like to thank the staff at Life Care Center of Tullahoma for their caring and kindness.
The family request in lieu of flowers and in honor of his life’s work, please give to someone in need.
Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Dick Langford.