Raymond Lee Landers, 68, of Mancelona, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born on July 15, 1952 in Kendallville, IN, the son of William and Anna (Leonard) Landers.
Ray loved to spend time with his family more than anything, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors, playing guitar & singing, working on tractors, and collecting antiques & clocks. Ray proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
Ray is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, LouAnn Landers; four children, Amanda Landers of Mancelona, Jason (April) Landers of Spring Lake, MI, Jeffrey (Shawna) Landers of Mancelona, and Amy Landers of Gaylord; two brothers, Richard (Ruth) Landers of Browersville, MN and Donald (Charlotte) Landers of Waterloo, IN; a sister, Laura (James) Cusick of Waterloo, IN; six grandchildren, Dylan Robbins, Alexis (Hunter) Bessinger, Taylor Robbins, Ashley Landers, Naomi Landers, and Jacob Landers; and four great-grandchildren, Lorenzo Cuadros, Axel Robbins, Weston Bessinger, and Sophia Lewis.
He was preceded in death by his birth parents, William and Anna Landers; his foster parents, Homer and Reba Mortimore; five sisters, MaryLou, Barbara, Velda, Betty, and Dorothy; and five brothers, William Jr., Fred, Marion, James, and Robert .
Funeral services will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30 ,2021 at the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are in the care of the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Please sign his online guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com