Alan P. Bangs, age 58, of Dacula, GA passed away June 26, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest C. Bangs. He is survived by his wife, Beth; daughter, Katie Barrett and husband, Mike, of Lawrenceville; son, Joshua Bangs of Dacula; mother, Margaret Bangs; sister, Clare Bangs; sister, Nancy Clegg. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Hebron Baptist Church with Dr. Rick Standard, Rev. Mac Palmer, and Rev. Kevin Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Melwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hebron Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Roy and I are so, so sorry to hear the news. Alan was such a beautiful person, maybe the most happy person I have ever known. We will miss his smile, and godly ways. Keep looking up Beth, you will see him smiling down at ya.
    love you,
    Roy and Maria

  2. So very saddened to hear about Alan’s passing. What a great man, friend, father, & husband. I also think Alan was one of the most up-beat people I have ever met. Although saddened by his passing, I know that he is with Jesus now and we will be one day re-united. Prayers for the family. May God be glorified through this very tough time.

  3. We are praying for your family. May God fill you with peace, comfort, and strength. We will miss seeing Mr. Bangs’ smiling face at church on Sundays. He was a wonderful man with such a great attitude. We love you guys and are here for whatever you need.
    Nikki and Jeremy Buxton

  4. We are praying for you all during this difficult time. Alan was always such a kind, genuine man. He leaves a wonderful legacy. God is surrounding his love on all of you. God Bless. Love, Bonnie and Doug Hall

  5. Beth,Josh, Katie & family,
    We will always remember Alan for his beautiful smile and kind spirit.How blessed you are to have
    such an amazing Chrisitan husband and father as well as a friend to all those he met. Now his smile will radiate upon you from Heaven.May Jesus comfort you during these days.

  6. Dear Beth, Katie and Josh,

    We were so sorry to hear about Alan passing away but know that he is in a better place and does not have to deal with the ups and downs of that very discouraging illness anymore.
    God Bless!

    Ed & Linda Roach

  7. Dear Beth, I was so saddened to hear the news of Alan’s passing. Through our many years together at Clarkson, Alan was a wonderful friend to all who knew him. He always had that wonderful smile and great attitude. May God’s grace carry you and the family through this time of great loss. My Deepest Condolences and Love, Billie

  8. Dear Beth,
    My condolences on your loss. I am praying for you and your family. I will remember Alan for his smiles and the joy he passed on to everyone he met. May God comfort you and give you peace during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. Love, Meredith

  9. Alan’s quick wit and “never met a stranger” personality will be missed, but not forgotten!
    Beth, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.


  11. Nancy, Clare, and Family—I am truly saddened to learn of Alan’s passing. I still think of him as your “little brother”. My prayers for each of you.

  12. It was with great sadness I learned of Alan’s passing. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. May God be with you and comfort you during this difficult time; you will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

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