He was preceded in death by his wife of 74 years, Catherine Brown Langner.
He is survived by his son, Frank Langner (Charlotte); daughter, Nancy Speer (Steve); four grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother, Ernest Langner; and sister-in-law, Marian Langner.
Willie served as deacon at Mt. Joy, deacon and Sunday school superintendent at Powderly Baptist for 30 years and Alabaster First Baptist for 32 years. He was a volunteer for Campers On Missions for 18 years.
His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, March 2, 2013, at Southern Heritage Funeral Home. Visitiation will be from noon until 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Gideon’s International or Mt. Joy Baptist Church Building Fund at 5660 Smith Lake Dam Road in Jasper.
Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Pelham; 205-988-3511