Earl J. Landes, age 89, of Wooster, entered into rest on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his residence following a sudden illness.
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He was born on June 7, 1929 in Madisonburg, (Wooster) Ohio to Ralph Earl and Mabel Georgia (Johnson) Landes and has been a life long resident of Wooster.
He had graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Business Degree and then served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict in Japan. Throughout the years, he enjoyed contributing to The Village Network (Boy's Village); was known for his exercising and walking throughout the area and was very frugal in nature.
He is survived by his numerous nieces and nephews and includes: Jim (Lois) Chapman of Seville, Craig (Deb) Chapman of London, Ohio, Bryan (Kathy) Chapman of Washington Court House, Ohio and LuAnn (Chris) Wallis of London, Ohio; a very good friend and caregiver, Darlene Stockton of Orrville; and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Chapman.
Memorial services will be Friday, 11:30 a.m. at Custer-Glenn Funeral Home, 2284 Benden Dr., Wooster with Pastor Dan Wingate officiating.
A private interment will take place at the convenience of the family at Wooster Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either: The Village Network 2000 Noble Dr., Wooster, Ohio 44691 or The Ohio State University Alumni, 2200 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43210.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at: www.custerglenn.com.