He was born Dec. 9, 1954, in Linton, the son of Russell "Red" and Vivian (Laymon) Landis.
He had been a detail man for Kinnett Auto Sales in Linton and at Thompson Chevrolet in Bicknell. He recently worked for Indiana Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Vicksburg.
Survivors include his sister, Karen Kay (Delbert) Ferree of Linton, close family friends, the Wright family of Linton, several nieces and nephews ; great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Kenneth and Jerry Wayne Landis.
Private visitation & services will be conducted at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Tuesday with Rev. Doug Cassel officiating.
Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.
The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Bethel Baptist Youth Group through the funeral home or through the church.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.