Leroy "Tom" Land, 89, of 518 Hart Street, Union, SC died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. A native of Santuc, SC, he was the husband of Rebecca Simpson Land and the son of the late Wade Land and Bervenia Haile. He was a retiree of the SCDOT and was a former postal worker. He was of the Baptist faith. He was also a US Army veteran. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sons, Leroy Land, Jr. and James Wallace Land; one daughter, Ella Sue Land Taylor; one grandson, Derrick Land; two brothers, Walter Robinson and Willie Robinson; and one sister, Betty Weeks. He leaves to mourn his wife of sixty five years, Rebecca Simpson Land; four daughters, Mary Lee (Jackie) Land Gist and Rebecca Louise Land Clarke both of Union, SC, Jacqueline Land-Strahan of San Antonio, TX and Shelia Land of Columbia, SC; nine grandchildren, Quintrena (Elijah) Land Wilson, Ruikeia Land, Keyla (Chan) Land Smith, Michael Land, La'Marcus Land, J'Anthone Strahan, Shareika Land. James Jeter and Cedrick Land; twelve great-grandchildren; two aunts, Annie Pearl Farr and Ethel Mae Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the home. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Community Mortuary Chapel. Interment will be at Rosemont Cemetery . Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, Inc., 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.
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