Bailey “Bud” Landry went home to be with the Lord at 5:40 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, holding his wife Peggi’s hand. He was born June 17, 1933, to Junis and Ophelia Hargraves Landry, in Sour Lake, Texas. Bud worked hard all his life, first in the oil fields of Texas, where he later became a boilermaker, his real true love. He came to Indiana in 1972, where he met and married his sweetheart “Dot”. They were married 28 years until she passed in 2000. In 2002 he met what he always called his beautiful wife “Peggi” and she survives.
Bud was a member of Pimento Methodist Church, a devoted member to the Moose and Eagle Lodges of Terre Haute. His other memberships include Masonic Lodge 292 Free & Accepted Masons, Scottish Rite, and Zorah Shrine.
Surviving Bud’s memory is his wife, Peggi of Terre Haute; daughters, Donna (Ohio), Maggie (Kansas), Robin (Georgia), and Bitsey (Rick) (Texas).; a stepson, Eric (Wendy) of Terre Haute; his grandchildren, Sabrina (Jerry), Dorsha (Chuck), and Tiffany (Nick), all of Ohio, Tommy Sue (Reuben), Danny, and Debbie, all of Kansas, Lindsey of Georgia, Shannon and Jacob, both of Texas; 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Other survivors include a brother, David (Karla) of Texas; sister-in-law, Janice Brown (Mike) of Terre Haute; best friends, Dick and Donna Bredeweg and Tom and Barb Alvey, all of Terre Haute; as well as his faithful cats, Greta and Libby.
He was preceded in death by parents; his first wife, Dot; a brother, Jr.; sisters, June, Mary, and Alice; grandchildren, Brandy and Cliffie; mother-in-law, Doyne Lawson; and brother-in-law, Bob Lawson.
Funeral services will be held in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Tim Voll officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Private burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes. Memorial contributions may be made to Bud’s family to help offset burial costs, in his memory. Online condolences may be left at: