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John Layman

December 8, 1932 ~ March 2, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

John C. Layman, 87, of Grand Rapids, died March 2, 2020.  John was the loving husband of Virginia (who died in 2014) for 58 wonderful years; dear father of Bruce (Laura) Layman, Daniel (Kristi) Layman, and David (Kerri) Layman; proud grandfather of Grace, Chase, Patrick, Tyler, Ella, and Julia.  Mr. Layman is also survived by his siblings Linda (David) Foss and Connie (Richard) Murley.  A graduate of the University of Michigan, he was a devout brother of the Delta Upsilon fraternity and a big fan of Michigan Football.  After serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Pawcatuck, John was a long time financial manager with Merrill Lynch, followed by many years of real estate development, writing, and a little fly fishing.  The Memorial Service that was scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Monday, March 16th at the Fountain Street Church Chapel, Grand Rapids has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus. Services will be rescheduled to a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Ele’s Place West Michigan to support grieving children and teens. 


Services

Funeral Service
Monday
March 16, 2020

2:00 PM
Fountain Street Church Chapel (Grand Rapids, West Michigan)

Please note
The Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. Monday March 16th at Fountain Street Church has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus. Services will be rescheduled to a later date.

Donations

Ele's Place
2000 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503
Tel: 1-616-301-1605
Web: https://www.elesplace.org/about-us/west-michigan

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