Donald H. Landry

November 3, 1940July 24, 2015

Donald H. Landry, longtime resident of Baton Rouge and native of Morganza, passed away at his home on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 74. Don proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and was retired due to injuries incurred during active duty. He was currently active in the follow organizations: The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Acacia Shrine Temple, Central Masonic Lodge #442, BR High 12 Club, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Underage Military Service, Bee Patrol, Americal Division Association, and Big Bad Bravo. Don was survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Betty B. Landry; children, Robin J.M. Landry and Tina A. Landry; close family friend, Amanda Good; step-daughters, Cheryl Bosarge, Terri B. Fitzgerald and Lisa Bosarge; brother, Simon J. Landry and wife Laura; granddaughter, Lauren J. Conner; grandson, Daniel J. Watson; and first wife and mother of his children, Betty (Jane) Vosburg Landry. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence P. Landry and Esma Comeaux Landry; daughter, Lisa L. Watson; and step-son, Ricky Bosarge. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 8:30 am until the Masonic Service at 9:30 am immediately followed by the Funeral Service. A graveside service with military honors will follow at 11:00 am at the Louisiana National Cemetery in Zachary. A reception will be held after the graveside service at the Greenoaks Reception Center from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Military Order of the Purple Heart at, or the Acacia Shrine Center at 7991 S. Commerce Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70815-8029. Online condolences are welcomed at


  • Visitation Monday, July 27, 2015
  • Visitation Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  • Masonic and Funeral Service Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  • Graveside Service with Military Honors Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  • Reception Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Donald H. Landry

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Pat & Wil Melancon

August 4, 2015

Betty, we are so vey sorry for the loss of Donald. We will certainly miss seeing his smile at the dances. We sincerely hope that the comfort you receive from family and friends will help you to adjust to such a big loss.
May God comfort you through this time of sorrow.
Wil and Pat Melancon

Vertie Smith

July 31, 2015

To all of Don's Family,I'm so sorry for your loss. I know first hand how it can effect you. Love from one of the Big Bad Bravo Babes. Vertie

July 29, 2015

Betty & Family, Our sincere sympathy in the loss of Donald. We will miss his special smile. May God give you a comfort and peace in the days to come. Raymond and Shirley Bourgeois

July 28, 2015

Betty, our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Just met Donald a few times but know how much you will miss him.
Your traveling friends, Dave & Connie Boudreaux

Virginia Butitta

July 27, 2015

I wish to extend my condolences to the entire family. Mr. Don was one of the kindest people to be around.

Wayne McDaniel

July 27, 2015

Please accept my deepest sympathies.

Gerri Cornett

July 27, 2015

My deepest sympathy to Betty and Don's family. We will all miss Don's
warm caring presence at the T dance and the V F W.

Gerri Cornett

Myra and Tunny Gautreau

July 27, 2015

The lost of Don was a shocking and tremendous lost to all who had him in their lives, we will miss him at the dances and VA. He always approached you with a big smile that surely made you smile or laugh. So sorry for the Family our condolences. Myra and Tunny Gautreau

Pam Causey

July 27, 2015

We will miss you Mr. Don at the VFW. We said a silent prayer for you on Sunday. You and Betty were so much fun. Betty you and the family are in our prayers.

July 27, 2015

R I P John Johnson VUMS