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Dr Carlon Sanford “Carl” Land

Dr Carlon Sanford “Carl” Land

Birth
Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 86)
Waynesboro, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Burial Crimora, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100334729 · View Source
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Dr. Carlon Sanford Land, 86, Husband of Mona Land of 33 Jefferson Green, Went to be with his Lord at 1:25 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Houghton, Louisiana on September 7, 1926. He is the son of the late Chalma and Joy (Staton) Land. He received his Bachlor degree in chemical Engineering and worked for an oil company in Venezuela and Louisiana. He was in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. After serving, he moved to Texas where he married Erika Mona (Hollacher) in San Antonio, Texas in 1954. He moved to Wyoming as a research Engineer at the University of Wyoming. During his employment there, he earned his Master and Doctorate degree in Petroleum Engineering. Dr. Land worked as a Consultant in Dallas, Texas before accepting a position as Professor at Texas Tech University. While there he was named Interim Department Chairman and upon retirement was named Professor Emeritus. After retiring from Texas Tech, he moved to Charlottesville and then to Waynesboro with his wife where they have been residing for the past 8 years. Dr. Land was an avid reader, Published Author and an accomplished Artist. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Shawna Deterra; a son, Michael Land; one sister, Violet Barton; grandchildren, Erika and Victor Deterra; sister-in-law, Krista Land; and a son-in-law, Victor Deterra.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on November 6, 2012

Bio by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum


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  • Maintained by: Zachary Coiner
  • Originally Created by: Joan
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334729
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Carlon Sanford “Carl” Land (7 Sep 1926–3 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334729, citing Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Crimora, Augusta County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Zachary Coiner (contributor 47623626) .