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Richard W. Layton

September 8, 1945 — April 20, 2024

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 25th, 2024, at 10:00 AM, at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home for Richard W. Layton, age 78, of Birmingham, who passed away Saturday, April 20th, 2024. Steve Layton will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 24th, 2024, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM for visitation. Arrangements under the direction of Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens. 

Richard served in the U.S. Army from 1965 until 1967. 

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Loretta Layton; children, Paula Layton and Doug (Shannon) Layton; grandchildren, Trent (Heather) Layton, Brandt Roberts, Natalie (Ty) Sherron, Logan Layton; great grandchildren, Waylon Nash, Harper Rae, and Loretta Jane; brothers, Jimmy, Wallace, and Donald Layton; sister, Anne Hawkins; and many nieces and nephews.

Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Jodie and Eula Bell Layton; and brother, Billy Joe.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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