Loren James Lansdown was born July 7, 1967, to Charlie and Laura (Wallingford) Lansdown in Mansfield, Mo.
Loren was a resident of Sunrise Estates in Bolivar, Mo., for the last 20 years where he enjoyed doing household chores, listening to music, fishing, and helping with the Meals on Wheels program. He was a very happy person and was quick to share a smile. The nursing staff at Sunrise Estates will miss his helping hand and kind nature.
Loren was baptized in Gainesville, Mo., and went home to be with Jesus on Oct. 15, 2016 at the age of 49.
He was proceeded in death by his father, Charlie Lansdown; grand parents, Columbus and Susan (Hodge) Lansdown, and William and Ruth Wallingford; and a step-grandfather, Jess Cotton; and an infant brother, Charlie Lansdown Jr.
Loren is survived by his mother, Laura Lansdown, of Ava, Mo.; four sisters, Betty Boyd and husband Les, of Mountain Grove, Mo., Shirley Mitchell of Paris, Tenn., Patricia Tilton of Iola, Kan., and Dedee Freeman and husband, James, of Mountain Grove, Mo.; two brothers, Bobby Lansdown, of Ava, and Billy Lansdown and wife Janet, of Waynesburg, Ky.; as well as many other family and friends who will miss him.
Graveside Services for Loren will be Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Denney Cemetery. Officiating will be Pastor Oren Alcorn. Memorials may be made to the Meals on Wheels program. Services are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo.
Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.