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 Paul J. Langdon

Paul J. Langdon

Birth
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Jul 2006 (aged 84)
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17309190 · View Source
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Paul J. Langdon, 84, of Jacksonville, died Sunday, July 9, 2006, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. He was born December 11, 1921, in Jacksonville, the son of John W. and Bridget Lonergan Langdon. He married Peggy Flynn on July 29, 1950, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Murrayville, and she survives.

He is also survived by three sons, John (wife, Pat) Langdon of Jacksonville; Greg (wife, Kendra) Langdon of Springfield, and Philip (wife, Kathy) Langdon of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren, Megan (husband, Ryan) McGuire of Jacksonville, Kelli Langdon of Chicago, Wendi (husband, Bill) Brincken, Elizabeth (husband, Keith) Ongman, and Garrett Nolan, all of Springfield, and Patrick, Joe, Rachel, and Marie Langdon, all of Jacksonville; seven great-grandchildren; and one nephew. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Marie Egan, Alma Langdon, and Ilene Langdon.

Mr. Langdon attended East Greasy School near Murrayville, and graduated from Routt High School in 1940. He was a member of Routt's 6-man state champion football teams. He opened Langdon Insurance Agency in 1954, continued farming in Murrayville until 1958, and later established the Langdon Tax Service in Jacksonville. Mr. Langdon was a member of the Church of Our Saviour, Knights of Columbus Council #868, and was a founding and a current member of the Old Rectory Restoration Task Force.

He was a founding member of the Jacksonville Pony-Colt Baseball Association, and a former board member of the Youth Attention Center. He always supported the Morgan County Right to Life Association.


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  • Created by: JLM
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309190
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul J. Langdon (11 Dec 1921–9 Jul 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309190, citing Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by JLM (contributor 46860487) .