John Edmund Langdon FORT WORTH--John Edmund Langdon died peacefully at his home on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. SERVICE: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Arlington Heights United Methodist Church, 4200 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. Pallbearers: Sam Douglas, T.U. Taylor, David Crowley, Kelly Langdon, Phil Dixon, Russell Blair, Bob Wade, Mike Shropshire, Trey Hodge, Steve Murrin and Bill Zimmerman. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at www.cff.org
or the Lone Star Film Society, 209 W. 2nd St., Fort Worth, TX, 76102. Johnny was born Oct. 23, 1944, in San Francisco, the son of Jack and Dora Lee Langdon. He graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth in 1963 and TCU in 1968. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Following TCU, he earned a law degree from South Texas College of Law. In 1973, Johnny began creating companies involved in cancer research and treatment, biomass co-generation, and technology for the enhanced recovery of deep heavy oil. A native of Fort Worth, he founded the Lone Star Film Festival (LSFS) in 2007. Now in its 11th year, LSFS supports a series of film programs, including screenings at the Kimbell, Amon Carter, and Modern Art museums. LSFS also provides film-related educational programs for children. Johnny was the founder and president of Bumbershoot Production Incorporated, a Fort Worth-based motion picture and television development company, which he ran with independent film producer, Carolyn Pfeiffer. Johnny was predeceased by his sister, Jane. SURVIVORS: Wife, Anne; stepson, Jo‰l Livet (May); his children, Clay (Whitney) and Kendall Langdon Levy (Richard); and grandchildren, Byars, Evans Jane, Sam, and Naomi.
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Published by Star-Telegram from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2017.