Alan Charles Langley passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 22, 2023.

Alan was born in the East End of London on April 18, 1937 and grew up in the borough of Hackney during the Second World War with his younger brother Kenny. Raised by his father Charlie, a London fireman, and his mother Rose, a seamstress, Alan finished his formal education at Parmiter’s School in 1953. After his national service in the RAF he went to work in the foreign banking division of Barclay’s Bank. Alan had a successful career in international finance.  He moved to American Express International Banking Corporation from Barclay’s in 1969, opened American Express’s Money Market and Foreign Exchange Operations in Singapore in 1973, and then relocated to New York in 1976 to work in American Express’s US Foreign Exchange. Alan retired as Executive Vice President and Treasurer in 1993. Upon his retirement Alan and his family moved from New Jersey to Pinehurst in 1995. Alan enjoyed gardening and playing golf, volunteering with different local organizations, singing with the Golf Capital Chorus, and playing tournament croquet.

Alan will always be remembered as a loving husband and caring father and is survived by his wife of 55 years Maggie and his two sons Matt (Lorraine) and Simon.

A Celebration of Life Reception will be held at Pinehurst Country Club on Thursday, March 30th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Memorial donations can be made in Alan’s name to FirstHealth Hospice or Sandhills Children’s Center.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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