Tyrus S Land, Sr.

  • Born: December 11, 1942
  • Died: March 3, 2020
  • Location: Pendleton, South Carolina

Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory

108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630

Tel. (864) 639-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Tyrus Samuel Land, 77, husband of Jane Irene Swaney Land, passed away Tuesday, March 3, in the year of our Lord 2020 at Regency Hospital in Greenville.

He was born in Oconee County, a son of the late Paul Vereen and Gurthie Long Land.

He was a loving husband, a dedicated father, and a proud grandfather (Papa). He was a master professional painter for Clemson University Facilities, where he worked until his retirement. In addition to this work, he had the remarkable mechanical aptitude to repair just about anything.

He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and gardening. He was a member of Fant's Grove Baptist Church, where he enjoyed worshiping and serving the Lord.

His life revolved around his family, his faith, and his work. He had a true servant's heart and was willing to help anyone in need.

Surviving in addition to his wife are sons Jeffrey Tyrus Land and Adam Land (Ashley), both of Pendleton, Christopher Lamar Land (Mary Elizabeth) of Abbeville, and Tyrus Samuel Land, Jr. (Michelle) of Anderson; daughter, Katy Land Rourk (Carl) of Huntsville, AL; brothers, Bob, Travis, and Terrel Land all of Seneca, sisters Jean Myers of Tampa, FL, Bonnie Brewer of Clemson, Rachel Hicks, Marian McClure, and Karen Coker, all of Seneca; grandchildren Emma and Henry Rourk, Zachary, Olivia, Mason, and Manse Land, and Hunter Land and Kaitlyn Rhodes.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Frank and sisters Zell Neal and Norma Price.

Funeral services will be 3 PM Friday, March 6, 2020 at Fant's Grove Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 PM, Thursday, March 5 at Duckett- Robinson Funeral Home & Cremations, Central-Clemson Commons.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to ALS Association South Carolina Chapter, 7499 Park Lane Road, Suite 144, Columbia, SC 29223.

Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Cremations,
Central-Clemson Commons.


Condolence & Memory Journal

One kind soul .knew pee wee for many years . Prayers fo peace an comfort for his family

Posted by Michael Brewer - Clemson, SC   March 06, 2020

We send our prayers and sympathy to you and your family. So sorry for your loss but you will always have the memories. Rufus and Mary Sherard

Posted by rufus Mary Sherard - Abeville, SC - Friend   March 05, 2020

He was my best friend in the world and he would always make me feel good.

Posted by Jennifer Shults - Anderson, SC - friend   March 05, 2020

Tyrus was an extraordinary man...he and Jane reared an amazing family...all were brought up in church...may God embrace you all in His big arms of love...we love you...The Gary McGahas

Posted by Shirley Mcgaha - Anderson, SC - Family   March 04, 2020

thank you family. what a blessing you have been to me. my heart breaks for you but i rejoice in the time spent with tyrus. love each and everyone of yall!

Posted by michael bratcher - pendleton, SC - Friend   March 04, 2020

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