Harry W. Landers, 90, of Taylorville, passed away May 18, 2012 at 2:30pm at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Taylorville. He was born September 22, 1921 in Morrisonville, the son of Omar and Louise (Dorst) Landers. he married Stella P. (Walker) Reber in November, 1952 in Peoria, IL. She preceded him in death in October, 1996. He was retired from the Taylorville Park District; a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force serving in both WWII and Korean Conflict.
He is survived by grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Shirley Landers of Taylorville and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Harry "Sonny" Landers, brother, Challie Landers, sisters, Captola Walker, Myrtle Hadley and Ruth Adomitis and grandson, Donald J. Garmon.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL. with full military rites. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 9:00am to 10:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to VFW Post #4495 and American Legion Post #73.