The Rev. Dr. Otwald Bryan Langrall, 87, a retired Methodist minister who had been pastor of two churches in Washington, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 22 in the Methodist Manor House in Seaford, Del. He lived in Baltimore for 12 years before moving to Seaford in 1974.
During his years in Washington, Dr. Langrall was pastor of the Francis Asbury church from 1945 to 1950, and St. Luke's church from 1956 until retiring in 1962. He also served as superintendent of the Methodist Church's Hagerstown district in the 1940s and its West Baltimore district in the early 1950s.
He also had been pastor of churches in Baltimore, Mt. Airy and Baltimore.
Dr. Langrall was a native of Toddville, Md. He was a 1921 graduate of Western Maryland College and earned a bachelor's degree in divinity at Drew University in 1924. He was ordained an elder of the Methodist Episcopal Church later that year. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Western Maryland in 1942, and had served on its board of trustees.
His wife of 45 years, the former Isabel H. Moore, died in 1970.
Survivors include two sons, Robert B. of Westminster, Md., and the Rev. Edwin H. Langrall of Washington; a sister, Maysie Insley of Arcadia, Fla., and two grandchildren.