Rickey Lee Langham September 18, 1951 ~ June 12, 2012
Rickey Lee Langham, 60 of Elkins died June 12, 2012 at Washington Regional Medical Center, the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born September 18, 1951 in Fayetteville the son of Calvin and Dewanna Langham.
He was employed with the University of Arkansas for 40 years where he was a zone coordinator at the physical plant. He was a lifelong farmer and a Fayetteville High School graduate. He also served in the National Guard. His greatest loves were his family, motorcycles and Nascar, He also enjoyed car shows.He was preceded in death by his mother, his maternal and paternal grandparents and several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Vaneta Langham of the home; daughter, Alecia Reid and husband Charles of Bella Vista; 2 sons, Coby Langham of the home and Phillip Langham of Ozark, Missouri; granddaughter, Caitlyn Langham of the home; father, Calvin Langham of Goshen; sister, Sharon Samuels and husband Lanny of Goshen; mother in law, Mary Sagely and husband Alford of Fayetteville; brother in law, Vance Thompson of Fayetteville, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and numerous friends that cared deeply for Rickey. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, June 15, 2012 at Beards Funeral Chapel with Randall Galloway officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to a Scholarship fund setup for Coby and Caitlyn Langham at any Chambers Bank. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.
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