Alfred J. Landon Sr., 89, of WatertownPosted: Updated:
Alfred J. Landon, Sr., 89, Watertown, passed away on Wednesday, January 30th at the Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where he had resided since September 11, 2015.
The funeral will be 1 pm Monday, February 4th at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Spring burial will be in the Clayton Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Monday from 11 am until the time of the funeral.
Mr. Landon is survived by his son, Alfred (Diane) Landon, Jr., Syracuse NY; his daughter, Karen Murray, Watertown, NY; step children, Donna Armstrong, Genoa, NY; Priscilla Kouf, Ithaca, NY; John (Janice) Mosher, Newark Valley, NY; brother-in-law, Daniel Boothe, Watertown; his grandchildren Sidney Wheeler, Jr., Libby (Peter) Dephtereous, Justin (Anne) Murray, Jeffrey Landon and Jessica (Adam) Crouse; great-grandchildren, step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Mr. Landon was born December 8, 1929 in Watertown, NY a son of Edward and Jane Barker Landon. Alfred graduated from Watertown High School in 1948 and served with in the Army during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on October 3rd, 1953.
Mr. Landon was a supervisor with the US Postal Service at the Watertown Annex for over 20 plus years until his retirement on October 29th, 1990.
He married Irene Elliott September 29, 1954. She passed away on April 26, 1993.
Alfred enjoyed boating, camping, hiking and fishing. For several years he and his wife enjoyed their summers spending time at Allen’s Campground and Marina on Lake Ontario, Sackets Harbor.
Besides his wife and parents, Alfred was predeceased by his son, Steven Landon and his sister Helen L. Boothe.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 133 Pratt St., Watertown, NY 13601.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.