Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Austin Dale Langston\n\n\r\n\t\t\t\tAustin (Dale) Langston, age 82, passed away quietly Easter morning April, 1, 2018. He was born on February 2, 1936 as the youngest child to Jacob Alma & Edith Reeves Langston. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sweet wife Gaylen Stapley Langston, a brother and seven sisters. Dale is survived by his wife Chloe Langston, his sons, daughters and brother Clint Langston (Lynette). \n\nOrphaned at an early age, Dale grew up in Hinckley, Utah and was raised by his sister Orpha and her husband Robert “Herb” Taylor. He graduated from Delta High School in 1954. After graduation he attended the College of Southern Utah in Cedar City where he met Gaylen. They were married on May 11, 1956 in the St. George Temple. He drove truck and accumulated millions of miles accident free while raising 5 sons all surviving: Jeffery Langston (Holly), Mark Langston (Diane), Kirtus Langston (Angie), Dean Langston (Andie), and Eric Langston (Julie). After Gaylen’s death he married his dear wife Chloe on October 14, 1989 and came to be considered “Dad” to four more boys and three girls, all surviving: Gary Manning (Carolynn), Kevin Manning (Martha), Thomas Manning (Stephanie), Wayne Manning (Lori) Cherie (Ronald Zeeman), Sandra (Patrick Koon), and Lori Manning. Dale was a proud Grandpa and boasts 43 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren.\n\nHe was raised on a farm and loved farming throughout his entire life. He enjoyed the outdoors, whether working or playing. He was a giant among men in stature and example. He was a father to several, a friend to many and will be missed by all who knew him.\n\nFuneral services will be held Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Oak Hills 4th Ward Stake Center, 925 East North Temple Drive, Provo, Utah. Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Nelson Family Mortuary, 4780 N. University Avenue, Provo, Utah or Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service at the Oak Hills Stake Center. Interment will take place at the Crescent Cemetery in Sandy, Utah.\n\nA special thanks goes out to Brighton Hospice staff Gustavo Barragan, Cassie Anderson and Jay Peterson for caring for Dad in his final days. Also, thank you to friends and staff at Ashford Assisted Living Center for their constant daily care.