He was born Oct. 6, 1946, in Linton, the son of Russell "Red" and Vivian (Layman) Landis.
Jerry loved his family and loved playing with his grandson. He was an avid Colts fan.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Martha (Fish) Landis, to whom he was married, Sept. 2, 1978; one daughter, Jeri Sue (Jeff) Henico of Linton; a grandson, Tyler Henico; a future grandson, Briley Wayne Henico, due in November; a brother, Roger Landis of Linton; and a sister, Karen Ferree of Linton.
He was preceded in death by his parents & a brother, Kenneth Landis.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Prairie Chapel Cemetery, near Newberry with Brother Jim Petty officiating.
Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
There will be no visitation on Friday.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.