Edward J. Landry
Edward J. Landry, 90, a resident of Tylertown, Mississippi, and a native of Napoleonville, Louisiana, died Feb. 15, 2017, at Diversicare of Tylertown. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Tylertown until the funeral mass at noon. Father Martin Gillespie will officiate and burial will be in Tylertown Cemetery. Hartman-Jones Funeral Home of McComb is in charge of arrangements. Edward was born April 15, 1926, in Napoleonville, Louisiana. He was the son of the late Eddie L. and Celine Simoneaux Landry. Edward studied bookkeeping at Soule Business College in New Orleans. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War. He worked as a school bus driver in Assumption Parish for more than 20 years. He also owned and operated a general merchandise store. As part of the store, he operated a traveling store in a modified bus. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Louisiana, until he moved to Mississippi and became a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Tylertown. He is preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Warren P. Landry. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Winifred David Landry; daughters, Cheryl (Terry) Moak of Tylertown, Becky (John) Nicosia of Robert, Louisiana, Trudy (Stacey) Crawford of Tylertown; grandchildren, Paul Moak, Jason Cuccia, Joey Cuccia, Johnny, Cameron Crawford and Caroline Crawford; three great-granddaughters; and a sister, Maudrie L. Higdon of Quitman, Mississippi. Pallbearers will be his sons-in-law and grandsons. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a favorite charity.
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