Richard Allen Landis

Richard Allen Landis

Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 10 Sep 2002 (aged 59)
North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
Burial Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana, USA
Plot Masonic Garden
Memorial ID 10665592 · View Source
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Marion Chronicle-Tribune/Thursday, September 12, 2002/Pg.A13 Aug. 18, 1943 - Sept. 10, 2002
North Vernon - Richard Allen Landis, 59, died Tuesday in North Vernon.

He was born in Marion to Ralph Landis and Loretta (Connie) Snider and attended Marion High School. He received his GED and completed two years of college in the Navy. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in December 1964. He served on the U.S.S. Canberra and U.S.S. Boston Missile cruisers and worked for the Army from 1983 to 2000. He worked at the Jefferson Proving Ground and the Yuma (Ariz.) Proving Ground until retirement in September 2000.
Mr. Landis was a former member of the American Legion. He loved his family, and his hobbies were fishing and hunting.

Survivors include:
four daughters, Shannon Huffman and Susan, both of North Vernon, and Lisa Geiger and Lori, both of Marion; a son, Richard Allen II, Marion; a stepdaughter, Vickie (Tom) Russell, Marion; four grandchildren, Arthur Geiger, Mary Beth and Nichole, all of North Vernon, and Ridge McCoy, Marion; five step-grandchildren, Brittany and Riley Russell, Ronnie, Ashley and Stephanie, all of Marion; a sister, Carol (Randy) Armes, Gas City; a nephew, Ryan; a niece, Karen Armes; and a special friend, Charles (Butch) Vermillion.

Preceded in death by his grandparents,
Chester 7853614 (Florence) 7853622 Marley,
James Martin 31041537 (Modena) Cranfill and
Glen 80932921 (Merle) 80933063 Landis;

stepmother, Dorothy ; and stepbrother, Lee Boyer .

Services are Saturday in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, Marion, with the Rev. Thomas Mansbarger officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory cemetery, Huntington County.

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