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Steven Landis

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Funeral services for Steven Landis, 67, of Athens were held Aug. 26, 2018 at Autry’s Carroll- Lehr Funeral Home Chapel with Lee Poe officiating. Burial followed at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens. Steve went to be with Jesus Aug. 22, 2018 at home surrounded by family. Steve was born Jan. 9, 1951 in Jacksonville to Guy John and Odessa Cox Landis. Steve graduated from Athens High School in 1969 and went on to attend TVCC for two years and then went on to the University of Houston where he graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy. Steve worked as Manager and Pharmacist in charge for Gibson Pharmacy in Seven Points for 37 years as a faithful and dedicated employee. Steven married the love of his life, Dot Pate and they enjoyed 35 years of a Godly marriage. Steve was an active and supportive member of Green Acres Baptist Church. His service to his Lord and Savior was a priority in his life and resulted by many close relationships with friends in the church. Through his battle with cancer, Steven relied on his faith in Jesus Christ to keep him strong. He was preceded in death by his father Guy John Landis. Survivors include his wife Dot Landis, daughter Karen Ellis, son Billy Scarborough and wife Kendra, mother Odessa Landis, grandchildren Trey Gould and wife Natalie, Katy Weatherford and husband Kyle, and Michaela Ellis, great-grandchildren Kenly Weatherford and Maddox Gould, brother Gary Landis and wife Candy, brother-in-law Ronnie Pate and his wife Kim. Pallbearers were Todd Fowler, Trey Gould, Kyle Weatherford, Ronnie Pate, Billy Scarborough, Gary Landis and Robert Gould. Honorary pallbearers were the men of his SMBS class at Green Acres Baptist Church. The family would like to express their gratitude to the medical personnel and friends who have provided them with their love and support.