John Francis Lang, 53 of Chattanooga departed this life Wednesday, April 9, 2014. He was born in Japan to the late William and Alta Lang and was employed with BASF in Chattanooga for several years. Survivor include his son, Jacob (Emy) Lang, of Chickamauga; siblings, William Lang, of Rossville, Sharon Phister, of Louisiana, Charlie Lang, of Nevada, Thomas Lang, of Ringgold, Yvonne Scelson, of Alabama; granddaughter, Evangeline; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in the chapel with Rev. William Lang officiating. A private interment will be held at a later date. Family will receive friends from 1 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Childrens Hospital at Erlanger at www.erlanger.org. Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.