J.L. Langston 68 of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 8:55 AM Monday June 24, 2013 in his home.

J.L was born June 19, 1945 in Ft. Worth, Texas the son of James and Stella Ketcherside Langston.

He married Cindy Mullendore and later married Elizabeth Fletcher who has passed away.

J.L served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Surviving are his children: Mark Langston (Amanda) of Assumption, IL, Kenneth Langston (fiancée Erika Allan) of Shelbyville , Lisa (Eric) McGee of Clayton, Delaware and Serena Langston Baker of Bryan, TX; fourteen grrandchildren  . He was preceded in death by his parents, son Jason Lee Langston; two brothers: Travis Langston and Steve Langston.

Private family services with military rites by V.F.W. Post #4829 of Shelbyville will be held near Lake Shelbyville