Ronald C. Landers, 80, of Central Square, passed away September 17, 2013. He was born August 12, 1933 in Central Square, a son of W. Clark and Eva Mary Fergerson Landers. After graduating from Central Tech in Syracuse, Ronald served in the US Navy from 1951-1955. Ronald married the former Beverly Zaborowski on March 16, 1956 and she predeceased him on July 15, 2003. He retired in 1992 after working for 32 years for the US Post office, 12 years of which he was a branch manager at the DeWitt Post Office. Ronald was a member of the Trach-Auringer VFW Post in Constantia and a member of the Mayflower Society. He lived in Cicero, North Syracuse and Clay before moving back to Central Square in 2004. Ronald was married again on august 27, 2004 to the former Dorothy (Dottie) Cheshire Bane.
Ronald is survived by his wife Dottie, Central Square; Two daughters, Cynthia (Darrell) Baker, Jacksonville, FL, and Teri Landers (Fiancé, David Schadbar), Fredericksburg, VA; Seven sons, Ronald (Janet) Landers, Orlando, FL, Neil (Nancy) Landers, Liverpool, William (Christina) Landers, Wappingers Falls, NY, Kenneth (Michelle) Landers, Morris, NY, John (Pamela) Landers, North Syracuse, Douglas (Kathy) Landers, Brewerton, Richard (Kelly) Landers, Brewerton; 19 Grandchildren; one Great Grandchildren; Three step daughters, Dawn (Stephen) Carlisle, Central Square, Dana (Clay) Parsons, Butte, MT, Deborah (Daniel) Fairbank, Phoenix, AZ; Three step grandchildren; a sister, Rosalind (Bill) McDevitt, Fayetteville, NY; a brother, Norman (Nancy) Landers, Chittenango. Ronald was predeceased by his parents, W. Clark & Eva Landers and by a sister, Virginia Adams.
Calling hours will be from 1-4 pm on Sunday, September 22, 2013, at the Watson Funeral Home, Central Square. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 23, 2013, at 10:00 am at the funeral home, 631 South Main Street, and will be officiated by Reverend Kenneth Leamon. Interment will be in the North Syracuse Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Ronald, may be made to Central Square Community Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 627, Central Square, NY, 13036 or Project Bloom, PO Box 444, Central Square, NY 13036.