FOXBORO – Richard M. “Dick” Langille, 84, of Foxboro and a longtime resident of North Attleboro passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Willow Crossing in Mansfield. He was the beloved husband of Valerie (Whalen) Langille for over 20 years.
Born October 11, 1934 in North Attleboro, he was a son of the late Seymour G. and Rita (Higgins) Langille.
Dick graduated from North Attleboro High School where he was president of his class for all four years and quarterbacked the undefeated football team. He later attended Dean College in Franklin. He was a lifelong resident of North Attleboro before moving to Foxboro 21 years ago.
Dick owned and operated Dick’s Barber Shop in downtown North Attleboro for 52 years before retiring and was also a successful entrepreneur and owner of Richard’s Realty.
He was a longtime member of the North Attleboro/Plainville Rotary Club and served on the Board and a term as president. Dick received the prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship and was also a recipient of Rotary’s Distinguished Service Award. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and DANA (Downtown Associates of North Attleboro) and a member of RTM (Representative Town Meeting).
Dick loved to sing and sang in a barbershop quartet. He was also an avid lifelong Patriot’s fan.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by seven children: Lauren and Ron Roy of North Attleboro, Steven and Jean Langille of North Attleboro, Sue and Walter Budjinski of Georgia, David Langille and Pamela Meda of North Attleboro, Ricky and Cathy Langille of North Attleboro, Kevin Langille of North Attleboro and Wendy and Carl Engleman of Georgia;
Two siblings: James Langille of Pennsylvania and Mary Brooks of Yarmouth;
17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and Valerie’s three sons: Steve Molina of Iowa, John Molina of Oklahoma and Cam Molina of Florida; and his dog, Teddy.
He was predeceased by four siblings: Charlie, Gordon and Robert Langille and Sandy Lightfoot.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, January 4 from 4-8 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, January 5 at 11 a.m. followed by burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery & Arboretum in Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.