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Howard Austin Leslie Landon | 87 | Jerseyville

Howard Austin Leslie Landon, 87, of Jerseyville, passed away on Sept. 15, 2022 in Jerseyville.
He was born on July 17, 1935 to Leslie Austin and Kathleen (Barnes) Landon at the Landon family farm on the south side of Jerseyville.
He married Carolyn “Sue” McClary on Nov. 26, 1960 in Jerseyville and together they shared over 60 years of marriage.
Howard was the Director of the Tax Department at Abbott Laboratories in Chicago. Sue and Howard returned to Jerseyville in 1992 and established the Homeridge Bed & Breakfast. Howard was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where he was an elder, he was the County Board Chairman, member of the Republican Party, member of Westlake Country Club, member of ATO Fraternal Organization, and the Tri-County Antique Club.
Howard is survived by his children: Craig Landon and Lynn (Rocky) Poglajen, both of Jerseyville; his grandchildren: Grant Currie (fiancé: Veronica Coyte-Webster) of California, Neal Currie of Colorado, and Caleb Currie of St. Louis; his sister: Jean Wallace; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Vivian Landon, Charles (Cindy) McClary, Larry (Donna) McClary, Katherine McClary-Smith, and Liz (Tom) Stanfill; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers: Herb Landon and William (Georgina) Landon, and his brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: Harold Wallace and JoAnn (Leonard) Martin.
Visitation was held on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 (noon) at Alexander Funeral Home. The funeral was held on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at 12 (noon) at Alexander Funeral Home. Burial took place at Oak Grove Cemetery and Pastor Jeff Ott officiated the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jerseyville First Presbyterian Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Alexander Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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