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Randolph "Bucky" Rea Lang, Jr.
November 21, 1953 ~ May 30, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Randolph “Bucky” Rea Lang, Jr., 69, of Swannanoa, Afton, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at his home. He was born November 21, 1953 in Charlottesville, son of the late Randolph Rea Lang, Sr., and Sarah Bibb Lang.
After graduating high school Bucky went to work for his father at Swannanoa Golf Course and subsequently became owner. A lifelong musician, he was a drummer, guitarist, bass player and singer with many bands in the area including: Soul Incorporated, Street Kid, Tank, Free Trog, Amber, Happy Feet, Lang Brothers Band and El Kabong.
The family would like to thank all who have reached out to them in the past few days, sharing stories and their love of Bucky. Also a special thanks to Rob Otis and Moe Webb for providing a song for the graveside service.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Melissa Mabry Lang and step-brother, Wade Daves.
Survivors include two sons, Matthew Lang and Eric (Jackie) Lang; eight grandchildren, Hannah, Madalyn, Lila, Hunter, Lexi, Max, Natalie and Noah; three great-grandchildren, Silas, Ransom and Theo Matthias; three sisters, Sharalyn (Russell) Midgett, Gayle (Jerry) Biggers and Donna Leigh (Delp) Givens and his step-sister, Mary Lang.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P. M., Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at Augusta Memorial Park, Waynesboro, conducted by Pastor Chad Grondin. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery for the service. Active pallbearers will be Chad Wilfong, Robi Kline, James McLean, Larry “Tippy” Thompson, David Thompson and Sammy Dickey.
The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 P. M., Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home, 619 Lifecore Dr., Fishersville.
Share memories and condolences at www.charltonandgroomefuneralhome.com.