Christopher Patrick "Chris" Landrum, 46, Live Oak, FL passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The Gainesville, FL native moved to Live Oak in 2010 from Monticello, FL. Mr. Landrum worked for Suwannee County School System for 3½ years, prior to that he served with the Suwannee Correctional Institution in Live Oak as Warden. He started working with the Florida Department of Corrections in 1992 and while there he worked with eight different institutions before reaching Warden. Chris was a member of First Baptist church in Cross City. He loved the Lord as well as his family, especially his grandsons: Kasen & Kyler. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and loved the Florida Gators. Chris especially enjoyed telling funny stories about times reminiscing with his Granddaddy Holifield. He was considered by many as a great leader which strived to make his co-workers feel loved and appreciated. Mr. Landrum is survived by his wife of 12 years: Nichole Landrum, Live Oak, FL; father: Pat (Elizabeth) Landrum, Chiefland, FL; step-father: Randy Robson, Cross City, FL; two daughters: Shelbi Nicole Landrum, Live Oak, FL, Taylor Nichole Barnes, Tallahassee, FL; two sons: Colby Patrick Landrum, Ormond Beach, FL, Ty Edwin Johnson, Cross City, FL; brother: Daniel Landrum, Cross City, FL; step-brothers: Chase Robson, Cross City, FL, Tanner Robson, Steinhatchee, FL; two grandsons: Kasen Colby Ward, Kyler Christopher Bispham; step-grandmother: Mimi Robson; mother-in-law: Barbra Harless; two nieces: Kyleigh Landrum, Chelsea Landrum, two nephews: Luke Landrum,Logan Landrum and also his beloved pet Wylee. He was preceded in death by his mother: Marsha Lorene Holifield; maternal grandparents: Donnie & Mary Maxine Holifield; paternal grandparents: C.P. & Marion Landrum and step-grand-father: Franklin Robson. Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, January 31st at First Baptist Church of Live Oak with Rev. Phillip Herrington officiating. Interment will take place at 3:00 pm in Cross City Cemetery in Cross City, FL. There will be a visitation held on Wednesday, January 30th at Daniels Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Suwannee County School Board, 1729 Walker Avenue SW, Suite 200, Live Oak, FL 32064, in honor of Chris' leadership of the Transportation Department and it's employee recognition program. Contributions are requested to be sent to the attention of Debra Ross.
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