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  • Obit: Samuel Downey Lang

  • Samuel Downey Lang (Sammy), 60, formerly of Martinsburg, West Virginia, died Wednesday June 6, 2012 at the Silver Lake Center in Dover, Delaware.


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  • Samuel Downey Lang (Sammy), 60, formerly of Martinsburg, West Virginia, died Wednesday June 6, 2012 at the Silver Lake Center in Dover, Delaware.
    He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 29, 1951 to the late Samuel Goodrum Lang and the late Nancy Downey Lang Grove.   Until the age of 40 he lived with his family at Hartwood surrounded by those who loved him.
    Survivors include his stepfather, Ernest L. Grove Jr., of Sarasota, Florida; four sisters, Margaret Lang Cochran of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, Frances Lang Skiles of Shepherdstown and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nancy “Davi” Lang Kaercher of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Sally Lefevre Lang Thomas of Panama City, Florida; one brother, Peter Goodrum Lang of Hagerstown, Maryland; step-brother Dr. Stephen Grove of New Windsor, New York; two step-sisters Lynn Meheran of Bolton, Massachusetts, and Laura Kemp of Greenwich, Connecticut; four nephews, Douglas Lloyd Skiles of Jacksonville, Florida, Robert Lloyd Kaercher, III of  Haverhill, Massachusetts, Andrew Lang Kaercher of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Peter Ashlan Lang of Hagerstown, Maryland; three nieces, Wendy Frances Ransom of Shepherdstown, Carrie Strider Starkey of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, and Amy Skiles Barlow of Boca Raton, Florida; one uncle, Brown Lefevre Downey of Hagerstown, Maryland.
    Funeral services were held graveside at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Falling Waters Presbyterian Church with Rev. John Cushwa officiating.
    Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home,  Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    The Family asks memorial donations be made to the Falling Waters Presbyterian Church, 2928 Hammonds Mill Road, Hedgesville, West Virginia 25427 in lieu of flowers.
    Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.

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