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Obituary for James Langston
James Langston, 73 of Stuart passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Mercy West Lakes in West Des Moines. Memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, June 11th at the Johnson Family Funeral Home – Stuart Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the South Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Stuart Fire and Rescue Unit. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Jim was born on December 14, 1946 to Wayne and Francis Mary (Hudson) Langston in Hamburg, Iowa. He grew up in Hamburg and graduated from Hamburg High School with the class of 1965. He was united in marriage to Teresa Harris on April 3, 1973. The couple made their home in Stuart where Jim resided the remainder of his life. Jim worked in the agricultural business most of his life, retiring from Pelgas and later working for Mike Schneider.
Jim was a longtime member of the Stuart Fire Department. He loved the outdoors, all types of hunting from deer to mushrooms, fishing and taking rides with Teri. He also enjoyed watching western movies. He especially loved his hunting dog, Queen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Teresa; and son, John Garwood II.
Jim leaves behind his son, Rick (Annette) Hudson of Stuart; granddaughter, Wynter (Jeremy) Waltz of Atlantic; great-grandchildren: Summer, Grace, August and Jaxx; and a host of extended family and friends that will miss him dearly.