Lansdale, Paul K., age 93, of Maitland, FL, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2012. Paul was born on May 8, 1918 in Atlanta, GA to the late Harrison G. and Dora Mae (Keller) Lansdale.
Paul moved to Central Florida in the late 1920s and graduated from Orlando High School. Paul served his country as a U.S. Marine during WWII as a member of the Marine Raider Battalion in the Pacific Islands and subsequently was stationed in New Zealand.
Upon returning to the U.S. after WWII, Paul and his wife Aline (Nilsson) Lansdale settled in Maitland, FL. where he lived for the remainder of his life. Paul and his beloved wife Aline were married for over 50 years until her death in 1999.
Paul is survived by his children; Jannett (DeWitt) Casler of Richmond, VA, and Eugene (Diana) Lansdale of Lakeland, FL. Grandchildren; Kimberly Heckemeyer, Sam and Ben Lansdale, and DeWitt and James Casler. Also surviving are 4 great-grandchildren, and his nephew; Jimmy Lansdale of Pompano Beach, FL.
Paul is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, and one son; Geoffrey.
Graveside services will be held at Glen Haven Memorial Park on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 2:00 PM with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Paul’s name to the Hospice House at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs, FL. Arrangements entrusted to Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, Winter Park, FL.