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Mr. James “Jim” Francis Landry, age 68, of Fayetteville, passed away June 8, 2019.
Mr. Landry was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, on June 28, 1950 to the late John Francis and Marion Stackhouse Landry. Mr. Landry grew up in the Lynn area and after graduating from high school, he joined the United States Navy and served in Vietnam during wartime. Upon completion of his military service, Mr. Landry began his career in lumber. He worked in a lumber yard in Massachusetts and continued this work after his move to Georgia in 1976. Mr. Landry spent his entire career in lumber as an Outside Sales Representative, and more than 10 of those years working for Lowe’s in Fayetteville.
Mr. Landry was wed to his wife, Mildred, in 1978. He was a man of few words. He enjoyed deep sea fishing in his younger days and spending time at home with his wife, tending to their vegetable garden and cooking on the grill. He was a beloved husband, father and “Papa Jim” to many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Landry is survived by his wife of 41 years: Mildred Landry of Fayetteville; sister, Karen O’Malley (Michael) of Danvers, Ma.; daughter, Jennifer (Chris) Herbert of Rolesville, NC; stepchildren: Frank Lamar (Deborah) Shirey of Fayetteville, Gil (Cathy) Shirey of McDonough, Rhonda (Joel) Berlin of Kennesaw, and Randall Shirey of Marietta; grandchildren: Landry Herbert, Lacy Herbert, and Layton Herbert; step grandchildren: Jessica Daniels, Josh Shirey, Travis Shirey, Zach Shirey, Keith Berlin and Erica Berlin; and 2 nieces and 2 nephews.
The Landry family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville. Messages of condolence may be left at www.GeorgiaCremation.com