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James K. Layer

November 28, 1940 August 17, 2019
James K. Layer
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Obituary for James K. Layer

James K. Layer, 78, passed away, Saturday, August 17, 2019 at his home in Corydon. He was born November 28, 1940 in New Albany, IN the son of Thomas and Lucille Stewart Layer. He was a retired millwright at the former Ziniz, Inc. in Louisville, KY and a member of Elizabeth High School Class of 1958 and a member of Unity Chapel United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents. James was survived by his wife, Evon Secrest Layer of Corydon, IN; one son, John Layer (Katrina) of Evansville, IN; one daughter, Alisa Blessett (Stacy D.) of New Salisbury, IN; two brothers, Ralph Layer (Dawn) and Donald Layer (Bonnie) both of Elizabeth, IN.; two sisters, Janice Eaton of Virginia Beach, VA and Debbie Layer of Jeffersonville, IN; three grandchildren, Caitlin Nikolai (Peter) of Morganfield, KY, Andrew Layer (Kaleen) of Newburgh, IN and Alison Ernspiker (Brad) of New Albany, IN and one great grandchild, Ariel Nikolai of Morganfield, KY. Funeral services will be at 11 AM Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 PM to 8 PM Friday, August 23, 2019 and again on Saturday from 9 AM until the service at 11 AM also at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Pallbearers will be Peter Nikolai, Andrew Layer, Brad Ernspiker, Doug Luther, Fred McKim and Sam Mills.The family suggests memorial gifts be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org or mail 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.


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Visitation

Friday

23

Aug

4:00 PM 8/23/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/23/2019 8:00:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

24

Aug

9:00 AM 8/24/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/24/2019 11:00:00 AM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Saturday

24

Aug

11:00 AM 8/24/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/24/2019 12:00:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove UM Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1990 Corydon Ramsey Rd.
Corydon, IN 47112

1990 Corydon Ramsey Rd. Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

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