William Edward Layton

March 21, 1936 - April 18, 2009
William Edward Layton


William Edward Layton, 73, of Wilmington, NC, died Saturday morning at Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCareCenter. Mr. Layton was retired from the US Army with 20 years service.

Among the survivors are his brother, Robert F. Layton of Denison, Kansas; his step-daughter, Bonnie Lynskey of Danville, VA. and 3 grandchildren.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1553 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • April 21, 2009
    Ellen I Keating says:
    Bill was a constant in our lives for a long long time. He always appeared about 4PM to sit in the corner chair at J&Js, to be soon joined by his friends. He always had a smile for everyone and it was a pleasure to see him.

  • April 20, 2009
    Rolf & Virginia Huebner says:
    Goodbye old friend. We will miss our dinners together and the many chats we had. Thanks for your many kindnesses and I will be thinking of you when i bake my German Christmas Bread that you so much enjoyed. Peace be with as you rest now with your loved ones. I am sure you will see Smokey. Give him a pat - he loved you. Till we meet again - God Bless Love Rolf & Virginia