Billy Lands Sr.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

FLORISSANT, Mo. — Billy G. Lands Sr., 75, of Florissant, formerly of Delta, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, in Florissant.

Lands was born Jan. 17, 1934, at Delta, son of Thomas H. and Lucy Spain Lands. He and Alice Gibson were married Nov. 8, 1958, in St. Louis County, Mo.

Survivors include his wife; four children, Linda Autry of Charlotte, N.C., Mary Buescher of St. Louis County, Bill Lands Jr. of Hazelwood, Mo., and Tom Lands of Florissant; a sibling, Dallas Lands of Delta; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hutchens Mortuary in Florissant.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary.