CADIZ, Ky. - Kenneth Landis, age 82, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013, at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Landis graduated in 1952 from Penn State University with a degree in industrial engineering. While at Penn Sate he served as president of the Society of Industrial Engineers. He started his engineering career during his junior year at Penn State with Jeffrey's Manufacturing and after graduation was transferred to Columbus, OH. During that time he took a job with Hart - Carter, Inc. and moved to Mendota, IL. While at Hart - Carter, he was promoted to plant manager and later to Divisional manager, where he was responsible for the engineering and construction of the main plant headquarters in Mendota. He retired in 1995. During his retirement years, he and his wife, Leah, re-located to Cadiz, KY where they are members of Cadiz United Methodist Church.
He was survived by: Wife of 61 years - Mrs. Leah Landis, Cadiz, KY, One Son & Daughter-In-Law- Jeffery & Debbie Landis, Pekin, IL, One Daughter & Son-In-Law- Cheryl & Terry Stallings, Creve Coeur, IL, Grandchildren-Jeremy Stallings & Jessica Insellman, Brandie Stallings, Courtney Landis Miller, Ryan Landis, Great Grandchildren- Brayden Stallings & Brody Stallings, One Brother- James Landis, Tampa, FL.
He was preceded in death by: Father - Kenneth Landis & Mother - Grace Barnett Landis.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY. Services will be announced, upcoming. Burial will take place at a later date in the Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, IL.
In Lieu of flowers, the family request memorial Contributions be made to: Cadiz United Methodist Church, 482 Lakota Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211.
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