James Landis

April 5, 1961 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 62) 62 Years Old

James Landis Obituary

James Landis, age 62 of Hobbs, New Mexico passed away January 24, 2024 at his residence. 

Mr. Landis was born April 05, 1961 in Monroe, Louisiana to Terry Heckard Jr. and Mary Myles. 

Visitation for James will be Tuesday, February 06, 2024 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Calvary Memorial Funeral Home. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 07, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Ebenzer Baptist Church with Pastor Karen Heckard officiating. Committal burial will follow at Prairie Haven Memorial Park. After services have concluded everyone is invited to celebrate the life of James at Ebenzer Church for the repass.  

James is survived by his mother; Mary Myles of Monroe, Louisiana. Daughter; Cadence Ross (My Dolly) of Hobbs. Five sisters; Danielle Myles of Monroe, Louisiana. Pastor Karen Heckard and Pamela Crumpler both of Hobbs, New Mexico. Elaine Edwards (Charlie) of Cedar Hill, Texas. Five brothers; Terry Heckard III, Terrance Heckard (Sherry), Tony Heckard, and Steven Heckard all of Hobbs, New Mexico. Kenneth Heckard (Christi) of Desoto, Texas. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

James was preceded in death by his father; Terry Heckard Jr. Grandmothers; Christine Colman and Annie Payne. Three aunts; Ruth Payne, Mary Payne, and Naomi Conway. 

James spent his teenage years in Louisiana, then as a young man he settled in Hobbs, NM. James loved to eat especially corn bread and fish. He loved to hang out with family, and friends. He loved to play dominos and shooting dice. He worked in Brick Masonry with his Uncle Big Ben until his health started failing then he became disabled. James loved his daughter Goobah, she was his whole heart. 

James departed this life on January 24, 2024 to walk the streets paved in gold. He will be missed by his family and friends. 

Services are under the direction of Calvary Memorial Funeral Home of Hobbs, New Mexico. 

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February 6, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Calvary Memorial Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service
February 7, 2024

2:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
1222 E Midwest St
Hobbs, NM 88240

February 7, 2024

4:00 PM
Prairie Haven Memorial Cemetery

Celebration of Life
February 7, 2024

5:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
1222 E Midwest St
Hobbs, NM 88240


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