December 23, 1931 ~ March 20, 2008
Meriden- George D. Southland, 76, passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at the Bradley Home in Meriden. He was born, December 23, 1931 in Meriden a son of the late Clifton and Gladys (Bartlett) Southland. He had worked as a laborer for MRM. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Southington. George loved to travel and was very faithful in his Christian belief. He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Southland and her friend Elias Rivera of Meriden and five sons and their spouses, Thomas and Robin Southland of Wallingford, Michael and Margie Southland of Meriden, Kevin and AnnMarie Southland of Tenn., Kenneth and Kathy Southland of New Hampshire and Jeffrey Southland and Rebecca Tripphahn of Cheshire. He is also survived by two brothers, Robert Southland of Washington and Carl Southland of Yalesville, fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by two brothers, Donald and Harold Southland. Funeral service Tuesday, March 25 at 12 noon at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.