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James J. Landes
Dover
James J. "Jim" Landes, 82, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016, at his residence. He was the husband of Rhea J. (Miller) Landes, with whom they celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in December 2015. Mr. Landes was born in York, April 23, 1934, son of the late Robert J. and Anna Marie (Maul) Landes.
He was a graduate of William Penn High School, class of 1951. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He was employed by the former McCrory Distribution Center, as a dispatcher, manager of the shipping department, and controlled buying for 43 years, retiring in 1994. He was a part time employee for the West York Walmart for 8 years.
Jim enjoyed spending time with his family and vacations, 50's music, and played baseball in his younger days, and still loved the game.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Susan C. Deardorff and her husband, Joel of Dover, and Cathy L. Dowell and her husband, Brian of East Berlin; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marsha J. Mummert; a brother Eugene Landes; and two sisters, Katheline Spangler and Betty Stetler.
All services will be private at the convenience of the family. Final resting place will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, with full military rites by the York County Veterans Honor Guard.
At the request of the family, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Community Care of York, 224 St. Charles Way, Suite 200, York, PA 17402.
Arrangements were entrusted to the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh,) PA.
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch from Sept. 18 to Sept. 19, 2016
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