Doyle Ronald Layton of Essex, son of the late Raymond Everett and Mary Alice Merriman Layton, was born in Manila, Arkansas on November 25, 1947, and passed away at his home in Essex, on February 9, 2019, at the age of 71 years, 2 months and 14 days.
Doyle had lived in the Essex area since 1980. He had worked as an auto mechanic for several years.
On December 9, 1981, he was married to Sandra Schrader in Manila, Arkansas.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra Layton of Essex; two sons, Ronald and Tony Layton both of Essex; one brother, Raymond "R.D." Layton of Rockford Illinois; three sisters, Lois Carmack of Morehouse, Joyce Hall of Essex, and Parzee Baker of Essex. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Danny, Willis and Albert "A.W." Layton.
Friends may visit on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Charles Woodard of Advance, Missouri officiating.
Interment will follow in the Link Cemetery near Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.