William Paul Lang

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William Paul Lang

March 30, 1947 - March 12, 2019

William Paul Lang A celebration of life service for William Paul Lang, 71, of Fairmont, will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel, with Tommy Donaldson officiating. Graveside service for family and friends will be at Hackberry Cemetery, near Waukomis, at 12:30 pm.


Bill was born March 30, 1947, in Enid, to Art and Edna (Krippes) Lang. He passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at his home in Fairmont.

Bill graduated from Pioneer High School in 1965. He attended Oklahoma State University receiving a degree in Agricultural Economics and a lifelong love for his Pokes. After college, he returned to the family farm near Fairmont where he spent the rest of his life farming. On May 25, 2006 he married Rita Brittain at Lake Carl Blackwell.

Bill enjoyed his grandchildren, farming, fishing, politics, Oklahoma State University sports, and sitting out back watching the sunset on the homeplace. He never met a stranger. Bill loved visiting with people and he always had a smile on his face.

Bill is survived by his wife Rita, his children, Todd Lang (Joanne) of Tulsa, Brent Lang (Laura) of Enid, Mandy Bartels (Clay) of Montgomery, Alabama, and Vanessa Johnson (Angie) of Owasso, 14 grandchildren, and a sister Patty Blaser. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Joe Lang.

Memorials may be made through Anderson-Burris to Hospice Circle of Love. Guestbook is available at www.andersonburris.com.
Published on March 13, 2019
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4 posts

Royce&Mary; Geihsler
Mar 15, 2019
May the good Lord be with your family in this time of loss.
Gwen Wehling Dalke
Mar 15, 2019
I was sorry to about "Billy". What memories I have from being their neighbors. Especially remember the morning they came to rescue us from the hay loft of the barn because of the 1957 flood. Stayed with them a few days until we got the water out of the house.
Lyndon and Shari
Mar 14, 2019
Bill was a wonderful person and a very good friend. You will be missed very much. We remember the get togethers we had fishing, and the big picnics with friends at the pig farm eating calf fries. Bill always had a big smile. RIP.
Pat A Traynor
Mar 13, 2019
I am so sorry to learn of Bill’s passing. A good man who never met a stranger, and always had a quick smile.
Safe to say, we all thought that he would be with us a much longer time. RIP, Bill ❤️