Archive for Thursday, December 14, 2006

Richard D. Layton

1952-2006

December 14, 2006

Mass of Christian burial for Richard D. Layton, 54, Leavenworth, was Wednesday, Dec. 13, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.

Mr. Layton died suddenly, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, from an apparent heart attack while driving home from work near Basehor.

He was born Jan. 3, 1952, in Leavenworth, the son of Richard D. and Helen M. (Shalkoski) Layton Sr.

Mr. Layton was self-employed at the time of his death. He had previously owned and operated Layton Amoco Service and Roosters Restaurant and Bar, and he had been a car salesman for many years.

He loved fishing, going to Chiefs games and cooking for his friends and family.

Survivors include his mother, Helen Layton, Leavenworth; six sisters, Shirley Lattimer, Wright City, Mo., Carol Knight, Pat Layton and Janice Layton, all of Leavenworth, Darlene Marcum, Bonner Springs, and Deanne Layton, Kansas City, Kan.; and a special niece, Carolyn Paige Rude.

The family suggests memorials to Immaculata High School or St. Casimir Church, sent in care of R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, 4701 10th Ave., Leavenworth 66048.

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