Richard D. Landon Sr.
January 23, 1930 – September 9, 2018
RICHARD DOUGLAS LANDON, SR
Richard Douglas Landon Sr., 88, of Belleview, FL passed away peacefully Sunday, September 9th 2018. Richard was born to George and Georgianna Landon on January 23, 1930.
At a young age, Richard worked closely with his father to learn the business of home building and quickly developed an entrepreneurial spirit that led to several other businesses in carpentry and lawn care. He had a love of the open road and enjoyed many years of family camping trips and riding his Harley motorcycle. Richard and his brother Brent shared a special bond, both having a sharp wit and sense of humor, and in recent years they spent time each day talking and laughing over shared memories.
Richard was a loving and patient husband, father and grandfather. He was strong in his faith and a person of character. Richard was known to all as a true gentleman, with a tender, quiet spirit who exhibited love of his family, and kindness to everyone.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Gloria Landon and his half- brother Robert Landon.
He is survived by his brother, Brent (Marilyn) Landon, daughters Brenda (Paul) Karika; Shelly Yarwood; Daureen (Rick) Meadows; Sherry (Vern) Carmack; Pam (Kenny) White; Sons Kevin Landon; Craig (Cherie) Landon and Richard (Linda) Landon Jr; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; two nephews, Mark (Teri) Landon and Brian Landon, and a great-nephew Reese.
The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude towards the dedicated staff at Suncoast Hospice for their loving care and support during his final days.
Funeral services will be held Saturday September 29th, 11am at Anona United Methodist Church Chapel. Placement will follow at Serenity Gardens Memorial Park, 12:00-12:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Suncoast Hospice, Palm Harbor, FL.
- Gloria Landon, Wife
- George Landon, Father
- Georgianna Landon, Mother
- Brenda (Paul) Karika, Daughter
- Shelly Yarwood, Daughter
- Daureen (Rick) Meadows, Daughter
- Sherry (Vern) Carmack, Daughter
- Pam (Kenny) White, Daughter
- Kevin Landon, Son
- Craig (Cherie) Landon, Son
- Richard (Linda) Landon Jr, Son
- Brent (Marilyn) Landon, Brother
Richard was predeceased by his half brother, Robert Landon.
He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter. Two nephews Mark (Teri) Landon and Brian Landon and a great-nephew-Reese
- Suncoast Hospice
- Memorial Service Saturday, September 29, 2018
- Graveside Service Saturday, September 29, 2018