Richard Duane Landers, 85 years young, of Shoals, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on January 29th, 2017 at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper, Indiana.
He was born in Portland, Indiana on November 8th, 1931 to Russell and Anna Zoe (Grider) Landers.
Richard married Clara Louise Cooke and she preceded him in death on December 14th, 2009.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, (1) Brother â Douglas Landers, (1) Son â Timothy Landers, (1) Great-Grandson â Rolen Wilson and (1) Son-In-Law â Charles Junior Payne.
Richard retired from US Gypsum after over 36 years of dedication.
He graduated from Paoli High School with the Class of 1950.
In 1952, Richard joined the United States Army and served his country during the Korean War until being honorably discharged in 1954.
Richard was a member of the American Legion Post 61 in Shoals, Indiana and also a member of the Shoals Eagles #2442.
He is survived by:
(2) Daughters Lois Marie Payne Shoals, Indiana
Patricia Landers Shoals, Indiana
(2) Sisters Iris Walker Paoli, Indiana
Martha Combs Knoxville, Tennessee
(3) Grandchildren (4) Great-Grandchildren
A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Bro. Randy Stevens at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in Moores Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. â 8:00 pm. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel and on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website â www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.