Joe E. ‘Bubba’ Lang



Joe E. “Bubba” Lang, left on his final journey in life on May 13, 2018.

Born on Sept. 26, 1949 in Oklahoma, Bubba lived a life of many journeys, from time spent in the Army, serving as an Oklahoma State Trooper, being a club doorman, owning a tire shop and his many thrift stores, Bubba was a man of many trades. Well known in Mariposa for his stories, constant smile and kind heart, Bubba has left behind a multitude of memories in the hearts of all who knew him.

Bubba was preceded in death by his son Byron Anthony Walker of Mariposa, and his parents Eva and Shorty Lang of Oklahoma, leaving behind his sister Iva Lang of Oklahoma, grandchildren Cayleb and Elexus Walker, great-grandsons Byron and Carsyn Walker and the many adopted family members of his heart. Bubba was laid to rest with his son Byron in the Mariposa Cemetery on Aug. 14, 2018 and though he is not with us in our daily lives, he will forever be remembered in his stories and memories.

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