Floyd Allen Landrey

August 07, 1934 - February 12, 2021

Floyd Landrey

Floyd Allen Landrey, 86, of Kingwood, died Friday, February 12, 2021, at home surrounded by family.  He was born on August 7, 1934 in Morris, Oklahoma to Fred and Maude Harbison Landrey.

When Floyd was 12 years old, he and his family moved to Okmulgee, Oklahoma after his father was hired as foreman of the 10,000-acre Baker Ranch.

In high school, Floyd was chosen by Senator John Russell to serve as a Page in the Oklahoma State Senate.  After graduating from Okmulgee High School, the Baker Ranch was sold and the family moved to Groves, Texas.

Floyd attended Lamar University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.

After graduation, he married Wanda Anita Cruse on September 27, 1957.  Less than a month later, Floyd was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served for two years.  After his discharge, he was accepted at Baylor University Law School where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in November of 1961.  After graduation, he and his wife moved to Beaumont where he worked for a short time for the Texas Highway Department in the Right-of-Way Acquisition Department.  He then served as First Assistant Beaumont City Attorney.  In 1968, he and Attorney Ray Moore formed the Moore, Landrey, Garth and Jones Law Firm.

Floyd was a 32nd degree mason and a member of the Beaumont Lodge 286 for fifty years.

Floyd retired in 2012 and he and his wife moved to Kingwood, Texas.

He is survived by his wife Wanda of Kingwood; his daughter Leslie Landrey of Houston; his son Jed Landrey and his wife Lori of Kingwood and his daughter Ricca Richardson of Houston; grandchildren, Rowen Gregorcyk-Landrey, Jordan Gregorcyk-Landrey, Madison Rhodes, Dax Landrey, Dallen Landrey, Grant Richardson, Blaine Richardson, Julia Richardson and Reid Richardson.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents and his three sisters; Ricca Nelson, Anna Lee Weatherford and Dorothy Reyes. 

Pallbearers are Dax Landrey, Dallen Landrey, Grant Richardson, Blaine Richardson, Reid Richardson, Dennis Sistrunk and Victor Jordan.

A graveside service for Mr. Landrey will be 1:30 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2021, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Shriners Hospitals for Children; Attn: Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Florida 33607.

Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov.

Broussard's
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
Graveside Service
Forest Lawn Cemetery Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine Street Beaumont, TX 77703
Friday, February 19, 2021
1:30 p.m.

Comments (7)

  • Becky & Rodney Ames

    24 February 2021 at 02:08 | #

    We were sadden to learn of Floyd’s passing. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences are with Wanda and the family. Floyd was a great individual that was always up and we enjoyed his fellowship. Floyd will be missed by those that were able to call him a friend. Becky & Rodney Ames

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  • Terri Nelson

    19 February 2021 at 02:55 | #

    We were so sorry to hear about Floyd’s passing. He was a friend and wonderful attorney. Keeping your family in our prayers. Terri and David Nelson

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  • Vickie Cross

    19 February 2021 at 01:53 | #

    I had the pleasure of meeting Mr Landry during the time I worked for the District Clerks Office inHardin County. Mr Landry was always good and kind to us. He had a great sense of humor. He will be missed by all that knew him. I am so sorry for your loss

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  • JoAnne Brackett Gruter

    18 February 2021 at 19:08 | #

    Wanda, I am so sorry for the passing of Floyd. His name brings up such fond memories of many years for me and my family. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

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  • Sandi (Pryne) Winters

    17 February 2021 at 06:16 | #

    I was proud to work for this wonderful man at his firm. He was the best employer I have ever had and was a complete joy to be around and helped me in so many ways.. I just lost my father two weeks ago and he was also a Mason. I offer my prayers and condolences for the family. Fly high Mr. L...

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  • Luci Booker

    16 February 2021 at 20:03 | #

    Wanda, I am thinking of you and your family as you go through these days. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

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  • Kimberly Burrows

    15 February 2021 at 22:50 | #

    What a pleasure it was to get to spend time with Floyd during these last several years. Even when his words became few and far between his smile said a lot.

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