Friends and family gather to say goodbye to former JSU professor and longtime journalist, Joe Langston. Langston's funeral was held today in Mountain Brook. He died Friday at his home in Liberty Park; he was 82-years-old. Langston worked as a television reporter and anchor at a couple of Birmingham stations beginning in 1969. In 1987, he became the Department of Communications Chair at JSU where he worked until his retirement in 1998.
Joe Langston is survived by his wife, Margaret, and two children, Joe, Jr. and Susan.