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Thomas “Tom” Langdon

Thomas “Tom” Langdon

Tom Langdon,  71, of Clarence passed away Sunday, Jan. 16 at Truman’s VA Medical Hospital in Columbia.

Tom was born Dec. 31, 1949 in Alliance, Neb., the son of James Ira Langdon and Ruby Maxine Phipps Clapett.

Tom is survived by his mother, two children; Heleen Abele (Christian) of Anderson, Texas and Janice James of Houston, Texas, five grandchildren; Zachery Wingate, Tyler Langdon, Cain Abele, Chloe Abele and Madelyn James, one brother; Ron Langdon of Houston, Texas, one sister Janice Thompson (Danny) of Grain Valley, half sister Wanda Likos (George) of Phoenix, Ariz., and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, half brother Delbert Langdon, and half sister Patricia Parker.

Tom served his country in the Army during Vietnam.  He lived in Texas for 27 years and did truck driving for most of his life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, cruising Clarence and he loved the ladies.  He was a really good friend to everyone and he was especially and great dad and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family.

Visitation services will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina.  Memorials may be made Truman Medical VA Hospital.