Alvie Austin Langley Born July 11 1952, in North Pekin, Illinois to Myrtle Leota Lewis and the late Claude Jackson Langley. He entered into the Lord's heavenly kingdom on December 28, 2009 at his home in Aguila, Arizona, where he died of natural causes. He was retired but previously employed as a professional painter, tile setter, and carpenter. He served his country during in the Viet Nam war and was honorably discharged from the United States Army. Austin was preceded in death by his father, Claude Jackson Langley and his wife Debra Jean Johnson Langley who not only was the mother of his 3 wonderful sons but was also the only woman he ever loved. Austin is survived by his mother, Myrtle Leota Lewis , Three sons, Austin Shane Langley and Eric Nathan Langley and his wife Kari of Nashville, Tennessee, and Derek Adam Langley and his wife Pamela of Phoenix, Arizona. He had 6 grandchildren Alexis, Brooke, Blair, Luke, Midori. and Regan. Austin also was survived by 7 siblings, Myrtle Ann Selin and her husband Raine of Aguila, Arizona, Eddie Jackson Langley and his wife Cindy of Lakeside, Oregon, Donna Spear of North Bend, Oregon, Brenda Wonder and her husband Ronnie of El Dorado, Arkansas, Beverley Doan of Roseburg, Oregon, Lingy Koch of North Bend Oregon, and Teenie Kelly of El Paso, Texas along with numerous nieces and nephews. Austin was quite a character and was well loved by his friends and family. He was an avid bike rider and enjoyed riding his Jean Claude Van Dam Harley Davidson for whatever cause. He was also an amateur gold miner. His most prized friendship was with his dog Heidi who Austin loved above all else. Austin was a special man. He was not only strong physically, but he was strong mentally. It's said that he helped everyone in Aguila at one time or another. With a very large heart he would give a total stranger the very shirt off his back. He was kind to a fault. He loved deep and will be truly missed by us all. Austin was a unique human and he lived as most people dreamed but never dared. His presence was known wherever he went usually because he was so funny and made everyone laugh. His nephew Matt Dancer who loved him very much said, "he lived large and did whatever he wanted to do, everyday, and that it was better to burn out than to fade away and that Austin will be truly missed by him. Memorial services were held on Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Dean Stanley of First Southern Baptist Church conducting.