William Gayle Lang, 84, of Lampasas died Nov. 25, 2018 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A memorial service will be held Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Gayle’s body will be cremated.

He was born April 15, 1934 in Temple, Texas, the son of Otto William Lang and Florence Wanda (Howard) Lang.

He grew up in Lampasas and helped in the family business, Lang’s Minimax -- a local grocery store for many years. After the business closed, Gayle used his photography talent and began working for the Lampasas Dispatch Record. He was dedicated to his work and his family.

He married Lois M. Hill on Aug. 26, 1958.

Gayle is survived by his wife, Lois Lang, of Lampasas; son, Daniel G. Lang (Barbara) of Cary, North Carolina; and grandson, Jordan Lang of San Francisco, California.

Gayle was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Lang.

Memorials may be sent to Cooper Spring Nature Park.