Earl H. Layman Jr.
September 06, 1952 ‒ May 03, 2021
Earl H. Layman Jr. 68, of Delaware, passed away unexpectedly, Monday afternoon, May 3, 2021at his residence.
Born September 6, 1952 in Delaware, Ohio the only son of Earl H. & Mary (Hitt) Layman Sr. Earl attended and would later graduate from Buckeye Valley High School in 1971. Earl met his wife, the love of his life, Brenda in high school, and would go on to marry her October 14, 1972.
Earl recently retired as a mechanic working for Delaware City Schools, after 17 plus years of service.
Earl was preceded in death by his father, and sister Grace Johnson.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 48 years Brenda S. (West); mother Mary Layman; son Travis (Tonya) Layman; daughter Crystal (Josh Kincaid) James; grandchildren Troy (Karolyn) Layman, Charsey James, Brooke James, Tucker James, Kora James, Kortney James, Kamrin Kincaid; great granddaughter Emma Rose and a great-grandson on the way; Canine companions Buddy and Daisy, and goats Mohawk and Mocha; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Earl enjoyed riding motorcycles, and teaching his children about them also, he loved off road vehicles, and any kind of racing. Earl was a proud gun owner, and taught his children early on, and how to handle them with care. Earl never knew a stranger, and enjoyed talking to everyone he met. Earl had a wealth of knowledge, and could fix pretty much anything. Earl loved watching his kids and grandkids grow up and become successful. His love for children, Travis, and Crystal was unparalleled, he loved, and cared for them deeply. Earl was kind-hearted and great man, some would even say a legend, that will be missed by many.
Family and friends may gather from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015, where services will begin at 7:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed towards East Side Mission Church, Building Fund, 32 Joy Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015.
To share a fond memory or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is assisting the family with arrangements.