Jerry D. Laymon

Jerry D. Laymon

Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death 30 Oct 2005 (aged 48)
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
Burial Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 65139864 · View Source
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DOWAGIAC, Mich. -- Jerry D. Laymon, 48, passed away Sunday (Oct. 30, 2005) at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

Jerry's life began Nov. 29, 1956, in Elkhart, the son of Ralph and Bernice (Truex) Laymon.

His loving family includes his children, James, Jason and Jenna Laymon, all of Dowagiac; his parents, Ralph and Bernie Laymon of Dowagiac; and his sisters, Sue and her husband Rich McCormick of Dowagiac, and Sally and her husband Gordon Biggs of Fayetteville, N.C.

His family will gather with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Groner Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 301 Main St., Dowagiac, where his funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Bill Dobblestein of Dowagiac First United Methodist Church will officiate. He will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac.

Jerry was a 1975 graduate of Dowagiac Union High School. He was a partner and glass glazier at the Dowagiac Glass Company. He was a member of the Dowagiac Moose Lodge, Dowagiac Eagles Aerie and the Dowagiac Conservation Club. He loved to go hunting and fishing and generally being outdoors. Jerry also was a very accomplished woodworker.

Memorial contributions in Jerry's name may be given to the Laymon Children's Educational Fund in care of the Fifth Third Bank in Dowagiac.

Condolence messages for his family may be left on his obituary page at

Obituary source: The Truth newspaper

Paul Bearers at funeral service:
Albert Fuller
Chris Biggs
Arren McCormick
Ryan McCormick
Greg Sedlar
Jim Sylvia
Larry Lyons
Butch Starrett
Alan Smith
Jack Laymon
Craig Kaphaen

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  • Created by: Teddi Kella
  • Added: 3 Feb 2011
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry D. Laymon (29 Nov 1956–30 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65139864, citing Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Teddi Kella (contributor 47407489) .