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Leland House (Tulia)

November 4, 1941 — May 9, 2023

Leland House (Tulia)

Tulia, Texas-Leland House, 81, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 12, 2023, in the Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel at 10:00 AM with Mr. Guy Atkinson officiating, burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia, Texas. A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Kornerstone Funeral Directors. Leland was born on November 4, 1941, in Tulia to Elbert and Zillie (Hart) House. He graduated from Tulia High School where he was involved in several organizations such as 4-H Club, FFA, and the Tulia High School Band. After high school he attended college. Leland enlisted in the United States Army National Guard in 1964 and was discharged on November 10, 1969. After being discharged he worked for several businesses around Tulia including Taylor Evans, Swisher County, Roll-A-Cone, Big N, school bus driver, local service stations, Diamond Shamrock and Texas Triumph Seed in Ralls, Texas and Don Young Windows and Doors. Leland was known for his creative mind shown through his crafty creations and his ability to make words into an amazing poem. He is preceded in death by his parents, his son, Stephen Dwight House, his sister, Etta and his brothers, Glen, Elven, Dean and Deryl House. He is survived by his son, Dony House and wife Michelle Stark House, his granddaughters, Chelsea Dillon and Haley Kimbel (husband Matt), his great-granddaughters, Danielle Dillon and Laikyn Kimbel, his great-grandsons, Jace Dillon, Brooks Kimbel, and Bo Kimbel, his soulmate, Linda Gales and his sister-in-law, Judy Leatherman. Memorial donations may be made in Leland’s name to the Alzheimer's Association (online or mailed to 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601) or Swisher County 4-H (310 W Broadway Tulia, TX 79088) or the Swisher County Senior Citizens, 619 SE 2nd, Tulia, Texas 79088. Online condolences can be made at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.
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