Robert E. Lang
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Robert E. "Twiggy" Lang was born July 23, 1939, and died Oct. 27, 2013.
Visitation will be today from noon-2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. in the chapel, with burial to follow at Colbert Memorial Gardens. Officiating is Brother Charlie James.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Lang Isbell, of Gardendale, Ala.; parents, Hubert and Lydia Lang; and one brother, Carlos Lang, of Madison, Ala.
He leaves a loving wife of 53 years, June Taft Lang;
son, Timothy Lang (Vickie);
daughter, Lisa Lang Grissom(Bryan);
son-in-law, Michael Isbell;
grandchildren, Jennifer Isbell, of Winchester, Tenn., Michael Scott Isbell, of Gardendale, Ala., Johnny Lang, of Tuscumbia, Hannah Lang Ahlders, of San Diego, Calif., and Langleigh Grissom and Nicholas Grissom, of Muscle Shoals;
brothers, Glenn Lang, of Ardmore, Ala., and Ernest Lang, of Huntsville;
and sisters, Mavine Springer, of Hartselle, and Ann Helms, of Smyra, Ga.
Mr. Lang was an electrician at Reynolds Metals Company for 32 years and was a member of Local No. 558 Electrician Union for 46 years.
Pallbearers will be Randy Lang, Josh Drake, Lucus Drake, Jeremy Hamby, Willard Springer and Ernest Lang. Grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers, Scott Isbell, Johnny Lang, Langleigh Grissom and Nicholas Grissom.
We would like to say a special thanks to Dr. McClendon and the nurses of the 3rd and 4th floor at Helen Keller Hospital. To the hospice group who were so gentle and special with Bob, Mrs. Fran and Mrs. Grace, will always hold a special place in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to hospice and the hospice unit at Keller.
You may sign our online register book at colbertmemorial.com.
Colbert Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
Published in Florence Times Daily on Oct. 29, 2013