Thomas Boyd Lang, 65, of Christiansburg departed this life Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 2008 at the home of his brother in Christiansburg and in the loving care of his family. Born in Giles County on January 17, 1943 he was a son of the late Harvey Lang and India Williams Lang. For many years he lived in Florida before coming home to this area and worked as a cable installation tech for Verizon. He was a 1961 graduate of Newport High School. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Willie Lang, Lacy Lang, and Buck Lang, his sisters Mable Niece, Norma Niece, Judy Lang, and Libby Evans.
He is survived by his daughters Donna Marie Lang Pugh and Tina Ann Lang both of Bedford; his brothers and sister-in-law James Lang of Ohio and Sammy and Rita Lang of Chrisitansburg; his sisters and brothers-in-law Thelma and Doug Collins of Pembroke, Bertha and Bill Ratcliffe of New Castle and Sue Cumbee of Hoges Chapel.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 AM in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM. “Tommy’s” family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice and the special care of his nurse Heather; the special care of his niece Ann Ratcliffe; his caregiver and sister-in-law Rita Lang; and the care to the family through the years from Kendall Funeral Home . Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.