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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Starts at 11:00am (Central time)
Landon Sommerfeld, age 24 of Arlington, passed away way too soon on June 23, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, at Scott’s Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service. The family invites all friends and family to gather for a meal following the service at Somewhere Else 3109 TX-36, Gatesville, TX 76528.
Landon was born on September 28, 1996 in Temple, TX. He grew up and attended school in Gatesville, where he graduated with honors as part of the class of 2015. He then attended and graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science in University Studies. Landon currently was pursuing his love of Culinary Arts at Tarrant County College.
Landon was well known in Gatesville for his “Legendary” status at the Gatesville Public Library. He volunteered for several years before becoming an official employee of the library. He continued to work at the library throughout high school. During his college years in Arlington, Landon worked at Starbucks for five years. Most recently in 2021, Landon started living his dream by becoming a private chef for the Junghanns family. Landon lived his life fearlessly and full of adventure. His personality would brighten a room and he always brought joy and love to his family and friends. Always with a smile on his face, if you were a friend of Landon’s once, you were a friend for life. He never met a stranger and was kind to all.
Landon is survived by his parents, Rowdy and Amanda Taylor; sisters, Addison and Aspen; life-partner, Rick Dempsey; grandparents, Donna and Billy Ray Taylor, Sharon Woodlock, and Michael “Peanut” and Virginia Taylor; bonus grandparents, Lionel Glenn and Sandra Kattner and Nada Miller; great-grandmother, Karen Taylor; great-grandparents, Tim and Joyce Woodlock; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations or memorials may be made to the Gatesville Public Library 111 N. 8th St. Gatesville, TX 76528 in memory of Landon.