HOBBS, NM--Funeral services for Paul G. Landrum, Jr., age 58 of Hobbs, New Mexico and formerly of Seminole were held Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Masonic Lodge #63 in Hobbs beginning at 2:00 p.m., with a Mason brother officiating. Burial followed in Texas at Gaines County Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mr. Landrum was born August 31, 1955 in Seminole, the son of Barbara (Hudspeth) and Paul G. Landrum, Sr. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and married Cassondra Lynch on September 17, 1992 in Seminole. He had lived in Hobbs for the past 22 years.

Paul was a member of the Christian Fellowship of Believers in Hobbs. He worked as a drilling consultant for seven years for Chesapeake Oil. With his passing, Paul’s knowledge of the oilfield will be greatly missed. He was admired by all who worked with him in the oilfield.

Paul was a member of Masonic Lodge #63 in Hobbs, and was a 32nd degree Mason, as well as a 32nd degree in the Scottish Rites. He was also a member of the Shriners, where he had served as President. Paul was a member of the NRA, and loved to go fishing and hunting with his kids and grandkids.

Paul Landrum passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston on March 16, 2014. He is preceded in death by his mother, Barbara; one granddaughter, Makayla; one brother-in-law, Richard Morris, and one nephew, Toby Johnson.

He is survived by his wife, Cassondra “Cricket” Landrum of Hobbs, New Mexico; his father, Paul G. Landrum of Carlsbad, New Mexico; three sons, Robert & wife Sara of Hobbs, Paul III of Post Falls, Idaho, and Jason of Andrews; four daughters, Elizabeth & husband Josh of Rathdrum, Idaho, Misty & husband David of Seminole and Kelsey and Brittany, both of Hobbs, New Mexico; one brother, Billy Landrum & wife Debra of Seminole; one sister, Karen “Kat” Morris of Hobbs, New Mexico; and 19 grandchildren.