Landis M. Bussell

Landis M. Bussell, 27, of New Palestine, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis. He was born on July 28, 1985, in Indianapolis, as the son of Michael A. Bussell and Edie J. (Hough) Horan. He graduated from New Palestine High School in 2004.

Mr. Bussell was a member of the New Palestine United Methodist Church. Landis enjoyed traveling; among many places, he has been to Paris, Cancun, on several cruises and California. He also loved snow skiing, wake boarding, tubing and working out. He raced dirt bikes for several years and has also been skydiving. Above all, Landis enjoyed spending time with his family, making friends and making people laugh.

Surviving him are his father, Mike (Heather) Bussell of New Palestine; mother, Edie (Tim) Horan of New Palestine; sister, Kinsey Bussell of New Palestine; brother, Casey Bussell of New Palestine; Mama and Papa, Ed and Danna Hough of New Palestine; grandmother, Becky Walsh of Florida; step-siblings, Natalie, Stephen, Tori and Lauren; girlfriend, Jen Piper; his dog, Cali; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death was his grandfather, Ray V. Bussell.

Visitation will be from 2 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at New Palestine United Methodist Church. A funeral service will immediately follow visitation, and will begin at 8 p.m. Pastor John Thomas will be officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to I.O.P.O., Indiana Organ Procurement Organization, 3760 Guion Road Indianapolis, IN 46222.

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