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Albert Roy Langley

September 1, 1947June 22, 2020

Albert Roy Langley, 72, passed away on June 22, 2020, in Boerne, Texas, following a long illness. Albert was born on September 1, 1947, to Clyde and Donnie Mae Langley in Texarkana, Texas. Albert, or ‘Pops’ as he was affectionately called by his children and grandchildren, graduated from Liberty-Eylau High School, and went on to Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in electrical engineering in 1971. While in high school, he worked at an auto part shop and the cattle auction barn in Texarkana. After high school, he worked at the Red River Army Depot and Army Corps of Engineers. Albert worked for seven years at the Texas A&M Department of Soils Research and later worked as navigator on a seismograph ship for Mobil Oil Company from 1973 to 1984 when he retired. In retirement Albert volunteered as a professional educational advocate in both Texas and Arkansas. He continued to serve his community working as a substitute teacher for the Texarkana ISD, security officer for Texas A&M-Texarkana, and as a Bowie County Deputy Sheriff for 21 years.

Albert also worked as worked as a political strategist serving as campaign manager for Arkansas State Representative Sue Scott - District 95 and for Bella Vista, Arkansas, Mayor Peter Christie in 2014. He happily opened his home to six exchange students from various countries over the years and was proud of the relationships he built with each one of them. He enjoyed spending time with his family, travel, photography, geography, research, politics, and telling stories about his adventures.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and first wife of 45 years, Brenda Hagler Langley. Albert is survived by his wife of six years, Sue Langley of Boerne, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Julie Langley of Shreveport, Louisiana; daughter, Kelly Liddekee of Bentonville, Arkansas; son-in-law, Mike Liddekee of Bentonville, Arkansas; stepsons and daughters-in-law John and Carey Beasley of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Chris and Deona Beasley of Casper, Wyoming; sister and brother-in-law, Ella May and Donald Schellinger of Shreveport, Louisiana; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and JoAnne Langley of Pocola, Oklahoma, and Edward and Beverly Langley of Nacogdoches, Texas; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Larry and Bette Long of McKinney, TX, Gary Long of Haskell, TX, Pete and Carol Hagler of Longview, Texas, Gary and Linda Jackson of Texarkana, Texas, and Larry and Glenda Attaway of Texarkana, Texas; sixteen grandchildren including: Hannah M’Lyn Langley, Emily Clarissa Langley, Cooper Ian Liddekee, Chloe Isabelle Liddekee, Zachary Christopher, Jeremiah Evan Liddekee, Baileigh Beasley Galan and Joseph Galan, Bellamy Kate Beasley, Evan Bennett Beasley, Jackson Burke Beasley, Kayleigh Nicole Beasley, Katilyn Sue Beasley, Jeremiah Paul Beasley, James David Beasley, Jedidiah Isaiah Beasley, and John Christopher Beasley, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends; and special caregivers Cezar and Simona Amarandei of Boerne, Texas.

A graveside celebration service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Moores Chapel Cemetery on Richmond Road at Airline Drive in Texarkana, Texas, under the direction of Kevin Langley. Ceremony will be live streamed through Facebook for attendees who cannot travel due to Covid-19.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate that you make a donation to Pilots for Christ www.pilotsforchristnc.org or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (S.P.C.A.) www.spca.com or a charity of your choice.

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Sarah Hicks-Seifert

July 4, 2020

I grew up as pretty much part of the family with my sweet and dear friend Kelly. I lwill never forget raiding the pantry as soon as I got there! Love Mrs Brenda for always buying the good stuff and Mr Roy for always telling me to quit eating all the good stuff! I will cherish the memories I have with the entire family, always! Love you Kelly and Kevin! ❤❤❤

Mark Thomas

June 29, 2020

Roy Langley was a special man that went out of his way to help others. He helped me , help myself!

Mark Thomas

June 29, 2020

Roy Langley was a special man that went out of his way to help others. I knew him for forty years and he helped me, help myself, many times. God bless his family!

Judy Hicks

June 29, 2020

Many memories with Roy and Brenda. Our girls were best friends, Sarah and Kelly. He was a great dad and a great friend. Brenda was the best person. I couldn’t believe she was sick and gone so fast. Great family memories over the years. Condolences to All 🙏🏻 Don and Judy

Lisa Thomas-Lindsey

June 29, 2020

Roy Langley you were a very special man. Your laughter like Brendas was contagious. I will never forgot the memories of drinking sweet tea at your house. I loved your stories you had. Thank you and your family for making me always feel like family. Goodbye till we meet again.

Pam Crabtree Gurley

June 29, 2020

I have so many memories of travels with Roy and Brenda.I will always remember our trips to Yellowstone and Mesa Verde..Roy bought a new van for the trip and we broke down on the mountain..Everyday Brenda and me bet Roy that the car won't start...Sonic drinks was on him everyday..lol...I could go on forever..I loved these ppl like family..The best two friends I ever had..RIP Roy!!

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