Landis C. Deck, Jr., 77, formerly of Jefferson Twp. passed away Nov. 16, 2012 of natural causes at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood with his loving family by his side.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mildred A. (Meyer) Deck, also a resident of Keystone Villa at Fleetwood.
Born in Jefferson Twp., on Jan. 2, 1935, he was the son of the late Landis S. Deck Sr. and the late Ella K. (Blatt) Deck.
He was owner and operator of Landis C. Deck & Sons from 1964 until retiring in 1999.
He was a member of Yahweh's Restoration Ministry.
Landis loved being with his family, moving dirt, hunting, plowing snow, and loved to operate all kinds of heavy equipment.
In addition to his wife he is survived by four sons, Dale L. Deck husband of Dianna, Bernville; Kenneth L. Deck husband of Andrea, Bernville; Gary A. Deck husband of Lori, Womelsdorf; and Timothy S. Deck husband of Jessica , Bernville; three daughters, Margie A. wife of Elder Alan Mansager, Holts Summit, MO; Karen L. wife of Stanley Lempergel, Mohrsville; and Debra J. wife of Richard Maus, Bernville; a sister, Josephine wife of Milton Sholl, Robesonia; 22 grandchildren, and 37 great grandchildren.
He was also predeceased by a sister, Ella Mae Hollenbach.
Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at Hill Funeral Home, Rehrersburg. Interment at Berks County Memorial Gardens. Friends invited to call Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hill Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Yahweh's Restoration Ministry, PO Box 463, Holts Summit, MO 65043; or to Caring Hospice Services, 780 Eden Rd., Suite 3-C, Lancaster, PA 17601.
Online condolences may be made at www.lammandwitman.com.
Published in www.pottsmerc.com on Nov. 20, 2012