1942 ~ 2013
Gary Paul Lang passed away from natural causes on September 26, 2013. Gary was born on October 10, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. He is survived by his two sons, Peter Lang of Garden Valley, Idaho and Timothy Lang of Eagle, Idaho; his sister, Jane Lang of Fort Thomas, Arizona; and his brothers, Charles Lang of Woodinville, Washington, George Lang of Wheeling, Illinois, and Bill Lang of Woodinville, Washington.
He received his high school diploma in Jacksonville, NC and later went on to receive his AA and Business Management Certificate through the College of San Mateo. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business. His other accomplishments included an American Airlines Certificate Accomplishment and a KLM Workshop Certificate for Sales. He had a long and successful career as the President of his importing/exporting company, Pitco International.
He was a proud veteran of the United States Marines. His favorite assignment in the military was the two years that the served in Hawaii as a journalist. Hawaii held a very special place in his heart.
He loved history, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid gun collector, and a clever prankster. He loved his sons, his country and his dogs, Barney and Spot.
Memorial donations would be gratefully accepted by the Wounded Warrior's Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Eagle Senior Center (312 E. State St., Eagle, ID)
Published in Idaho Statesman from Oct. 3 to Oct. 10, 2013