Edward Swartz Landis, Jr. was born Aug. 24, 1942 in Passaic, NJ and departed this life on Friday evening, Jan. 27, 2017 at the age of 74 yrs. He was the son of the late Edward S. Landis, Sr. and Ann Onyskewiz Landis and was preceded in death by a son, Walter Charles Landis. Edward was a graduate of the National Radio Institute and had a career in radio installation and repair. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Edward is survived by his wife, Viola Workman Landis of Sparta; sons, Jeff Landis, Sr. of Watertown and Timothy Edward Landis of Sparta; grandchildren, Jeff Landis, Jr., Charles Landis, Amber Stice, Carlee Rose Landis; 6 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Landis of California and sister, Annette Gurrage of Clarksville. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Bro. Elmore Judd officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. till service time. Interment will be at Hunter Memorial Park.