Robert E. Langley of Batesville, Arkansas passed away on August 5, 2019, at the age of 85. He was preceded in death by his father Vernie Langley, Sr., his mother, Lou Ethel Hunter Langley, and his brother Morris Langley. He is survived by wife Marcella Brumley Langley, daughter Jill Hilton (Ricky) of Batesville; one granddaughter Emily Hilton of Fayetteville and one brother Vernie (Kathy) Langley of Dalark.
Robert (Bob) obtained his undergraduate degree from Henderson State University and his Master of Theology from Southern Methodist University. He served as a Senior Pastor for churches in North Texas and in Arkansas for 45 years and was Pastor Emeritus of First United Methodist Church Batesville. He served two terms as a board member at Hendrix College and was a 32-degree Mason.
Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8th, at First United Methodist Church Arkadelphia. Memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dalark United Methodist Church or First United Methodist Church Batesville