In Loving Memory

John C. Langus, Jr.

January 21, 1940 - October 24, 2022


John Clemenc Langus, Jr., 82, affectionately known as Johnny, passed away Monday, October 24, 2022, in Mobile, Alabama.  John was born in Mobile, Alabama on January 21, 1940, to Dorothy Hawkins Langus and John Clemenc Langus, Sr.  He graduated from Murphy High School in 1958 and was a member of the TEKE Fraternity.  He then earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.

While growing up, John enjoyed his membership in the Boy Scouts and his paper route.  After college his work career began with Shell Oil Company where he worked in the Sales and Real Estate Department in several southern cities.  A number of years later, he returned to Mobile and founded Langus Real Estate Company in 1978. He developed SeaPointe at Dauphin Island, Alabama in 1979 and began his longtime love of this Island.  John was a lifetime member of Spring Hill Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder.  He also served on the Board for the Spring Hill Community Wheel-a-Meal.

John was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Dorothy Langus Hughes.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rita Cochran Langus; his sons, John Langus, III (Megan) and Binion Langus; grandsons, John Langus and Samuel Langus; brother, Edwin Langus (Tabor); and his sister, Lela Langus.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Spring Hill Presbyterian Church.  Visitation will be held immediately following the service in the fellowship hall.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:  Spring Hill Presbyterian Church, 10 Westminster Way, Mobile, Alabama 36608.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.


  1. Janie Givens Miller

    I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of my cousin Johnny. Prayers and hugs for comfort for my Langus family relatives. May his memory be a forever blessing.

  2. Patsy Torbert

    Rita, I will always Cherish my friendship with Johnny. He was a special person, so easy yo like and love. He was a devout Christian and he loved our church. I will miss him, but I look forward to sharing memories.

  3. Carolyn Klumpp Byars

    I am so sorry for your loss!
    Greatly loved by many high school friends !

  4. Bonnie Bornfleth Jones

    What’s not to love about Johnny? Such a sweet guy. Our paper boy back in the day…….he remembers Mother inviting him in for a cup of hot chocolate on a cold day. Blessings to his siblings and you Rita. May wonderful memories of Johnny comfort you and knowing he’s dancing on streets of gold now bring you that peace that passes all understanding


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