Charles F. "Fred" Landis
AGE: 66 • Homosassa, FL
Charles F. "Fred" Landis, 66, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Land O' Lakes, FL. A native of Wilmington, DE, he was born Nov. 10, 1947 to Charles Singer and Elizabeth Ann (Mayan) Landis, one of six children. Mr. Landis proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a medical corpsman, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. Fred, as he was known to many, was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service with over 40 years of service, all in the state of Delaware. Mr. Landis moved to Homosassa nearly ten years ago from Newark, DE and upon his retirement to Florida, became a school bus driver for the Citrus County School System, a position he held for nine years. Roman Catholic by faith, he attended St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Crystal River.
Fred is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Margaret Ann Landis of Homosassa; daughter, Jennifer Lynn Landis, Tampa and his five sisters, Elizabeth Ann Giorgi, Kathleen D. Wheatley (husband William), Carol Ann Mitchell (husband James), all of Wilmington, DE, Joan Marie Reeder (husband Mark), Hollidaysburg, PA and Margaret Mary Leonetti (husband Joseph), also of Wilmington, DE, as well as many nieces, nephews, and an extended family of many friends and coworkers.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thurs., Aug. 7, 2014 at 11:30 AM. from St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Crystal River, with Fr. Ryszard Stradomski, Celebrant. Interment will be private. Family, friends and neighbors are cordially invited to Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa for a luncheon reception immediately following the mass. Friends will be received on Wed., Aug. 6, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. A memorial service for Mr. Landis in Wilmington, Delaware will be announced at a later date. www.wilderfuneral.com