Jay Lang

March 29, 1965 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 55)


Jay Lang, age 55 of Amanda, passed away suddenly on Saturday afternoon, May 16, 2020 at his home. He was born March 29, 1965 in Orange, California, son of Jerome and Theresa. He worked for Thyssen Krupp Elevator for over 20 years plus and was widely respected as a mentor and leader in this industry. Jay was always a hard worker who lived by the motto, “Work hard, play hard.” He was a true Patriarch and family was his world. Jay loved his home and especially loved sitting on the deck watching all of his kids play.

   He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Cheri; children, Michael G. (Cassandra) Lang of Grove City, Danielle C. (Jeramy) Fyffe of London, and special niece Sarah (Tim) Selogic of Dayton; mother, Theresa J. (Larry) Williams of Ypsilanti; grandchildren, Ariana, Jeramy, Kali and Mckyle; brothers, Douglas (Imm-Kee) Lang of Ann Arbor, Gregory (Mary) Lang of Maui, and Kenneth (Amy) Lang of Saline; brothers-in-law, Evangelos (Brianna) Linardakis of Hudsonville, and Ionnis Linardakis of Southfield; sisters-in-law, Carry Shinkel of Beaverton, and Evangelia Linardakis, of Bay City; mother-in-law, Diane Linardakis, of Lincoln Park; nieces and nephews, James, Amanda, Shane, Tyler, Carina, Melissah, Kayla, Timothy, John, Johnny, Leia, Leo and Lilly; many more extended family, friends, and co-workers. He is preceded in death by his father, Jerome G. Lang; granddaughter, Vanora Lang; nephew, Luke Lang.

    A celebration of Jay’s life will be held at his home at a future date. Per his wishes, cremation has been arranged in the care of Taylor-Theller Funeral Home.

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