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2/20/2022 10:40:00 PM
Pastor Bobby Alvin Langston
May 8, 1933-February 16, 2022

Pastor Bobby Alvin Langston, 88, of Claremont passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Carolina Caring-Newton.  He was born May 8, 1933 in Anderson County, SC the son of the late Alvin Langston and Lettie Gillespie Langston.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Warren and three brothers; Thomas, Norman and Jerry Langston.  He loved paint horses; but more than that he loved people.  He was Pastor at Oxford Baptist Church for 29 years and Interim for 8 years at Fairgrove Baptist Church.  He had a heart for missions.  His greatest desire was to see people come to know the Lord.

He is survived by his

Wife:  Betty Shaw Langston of the home

Daughters:  Theresa Hefner and husband Steve of Conover and Geri Blanton of Claremont

Brothers:  Jimmy Langston and Dean Langston of S.C.

Sister:  Nancy Nassim of S.C.

Grandsons:  Michael Joseph Blanton, Marcus Alvin Blanton. Jared Lail, Trace Lail, Adam Shook

Granddaughters: Carmon Warren, Leigha Roden, Kelly Blanton, Brittany Jarvis

Great Grandsons:  Corbin Blanton, Brantley Blanton, Levi Warren, Kaden Warren

Great Granddaughters: Laura Vance, Elizabeth Bentley, Addison Blanton and LuKasey Blanton

Great Great Grandson:  Benjamin Bentley

Great Great granddaughters: Natalia Vance, Camila Vance and Ila Vance

Funeral Services will be held 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at Oxford Baptist Church with Pastor Joel Frye and Pastor Gerald Ward officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:45 P.M. at the church.

Memorials may be made to Oxford Baptist Church, 5965 Springs Road, Conover, N.C. 28613.

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Burke Mortuary & Crematory-Newton is serving the Langston family.

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