Douglas ‘Tank’ Landry Jr.
Douglas “”Tank”” Landry, Jr transitioned to his eternal home on June 8, 2015 at the age of 51. He was a native of New Orleans. Tank is preceded in death by his parents, Douglas James Landry and Connie Dunbar Landry; grandparents, Luella Dunbar and Charlie H. Russell, Joseph Landry and Viola Landry; and his brother, Edward Billie Landry. Tank was an amazing athlete. He was a member of the 1979 Championship Team of St. Augustine High School and was an All American Linebacker for Louisiana Tech University; Fifth Round Draft Pick of the San Diego Chargers and went on to play in the Canadian and Arena Football Leagues. Tank’s loving memory will be cherished by his devoted wife, Patrina Fontenette-Landry; his sons DeSean Landry and Ashton Soerensen; his brother Percy Landry and a host of relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at St. Raymond/St. Leo The Great Catholic Church, 2916 Paris Avenue, NOLA 70119-Rev. Anthony M. Bozemen, S.S.J., Pastor. Visitation to begin at 9:00 AM; with family tributes at 10:00 AM and Mass for 11:00 AM. Interment: Private.
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