Mr. Land, the son of the late James Leon Land and Jewell Mills Hightower, was born in Macon on March 19, 1951, and had lived in Gray for the past 36 years. After completing his education, he worked as a mechanic for Sheffield Automotive. In addition to his parents, Mr. Land was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Miss Alana Blair Land.
Mr. Land is survived by his devoted wife of 36 years, Peggy Crosby Land; sons and daughters-in-law, Wesley and Patty Land and Kevin and Melanie Connolly; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and James Simons; sisters, Sharon Johnson, Sherry Jones, Susan Walker, Katurah Rogers and Deborah Smith; brother, Bill Hightower; and by 11 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
The family may be contacted at the residence at 157 Atlanta Road in Gray.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray has charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.