Jack Max "Jackie" Landman Jr., 60, a longtime resident of Fort Worth and San Antonio, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, while visiting a friend in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beth-El Congregation, 4900 Briarhaven Road, Fort Worth. Jackie was born Jan. 5, 1952, in Fort Worth, the first-born child of Jack Max Landman and Hattie Lederman Landman.
He graduated from R.L. Paschal High School in 1970. After graduating from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1974, he began a multi-faceted career in the media that spanned film, television, radio and the Internet, and included documentary film and commercial production, direction and editing; starting and operating the Take It Home Video chain in Fort Worth; internet search engine marketing and on-air hosting including the internet related radio program "Cybercity" on KTSA Radio in San Antonio.
Jackie loved the game of golf his entire life, along with playing the guitar, seeing movies and visiting with his friends and family. He had an enduring fascination with all things spiritual, paranormal or otherwise inexplicable. One of his life's thrills was meeting and spending time with Jimi Hendrix at a hotel before a concert in Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Max Landman Sr. Survivors: His mother, Hattie Landman of Fort Worth; children, Camille Landman of Houston and Max Landman of Victoria; brothers, Martin and Leo Landman; sister, Kelly Landman Greene, all of Fort Worth; six nieces and nephews; stepdaughters, Jessica and Jacqueline Powell; and many beloved friends, including Terry Broyles of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and Noel Ice of Fort Worth.
Published in Star-Telegram on August 21, 2012