James Lloyd Layman

Born: Sat., Sep. 16, 1939
Died: Fri., May 19, 2017


Memorial Service

10:30 AM Wed., May 24, 2017
Location: Percival Community Church


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James L. Layman, age 77 of Percival, IA passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Lincoln, NE.  

He was born on September 16, 1939 in Hepburn, IA; the son of James Straut and Doris (Funk) Layman.  He graduated from Rockwell City High School with the class of 1957.  He was united in marriage to Phyllis E. Dukes on December 1, 1958 in Nebraska City.

He worked at Sherwood Concrete for 15 years and then at American Meter for 19 years before retiring.  Jim was a member of the Percival Community Church and the Cushman Club of America.  He was an avid race car fan!

He is survived by his wife Phyllis Layman of Percival, IA; children:  Rhonda Shirley of Hamburg, IA; Lisa Phillips and husband Jeff of Hamburg, IA; five grandchildren:  Heather Garton and husband Matt of Bennington, NE; Emily O’Rourke and husband Matt of Glenwood, IA;  Justin Phillips and wife Samantha serving in the U.S. Air Force in Guam; Joel DeLong of Kansas City, MO and Garett Phillips of Hamburg, IA; five great-grandchildren:  Lauren, Elijah, Ryleigh, Claire and Edith; three sisters:  Pat Fritz of Omaha, NE; Iona Sittig of Rockwell City, IA and Joyce Boeck and husband Ron of Shenandoah, IA; other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters:  Marilyn Farris and Carolyn Hilton.

Memorials may be given to the Percival Comm. Church, Percival Fire or Percival Hometown Pride.

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Bob @Judy Hilton
   Posted Fri May 19, 2017
Phyllis,Rhonda,Lisa and Families,Our thought and prayers are with you all at this very sad time. Jim was a very special Friend that we always enjoyed spending time with. Loved our time camping together and enjoying the outdoors.Will carry our memories with us until we meet again. Love you all Bob @ Judy

Sharon Weston
   Posted Sat May 20, 2017
To the families of Jim my heart goes out to all of you....many fond memories of sports activities and visiting...God Bless you and keep you in His care...

Tom and Peg Van Scyoc
   Posted Sat May 20, 2017
To the family were very sorry for your loss he was kind man. He will be missed. Ours thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Moe Moeller
   Posted Sun May 21, 2017
Jim Layman Family; I will keep you in thought's and memories Take Care !

Tina Tony Zac Carissa Averie Maddox Buttercase Pat Katie Kane Molly Livingston
   Posted Mon May 22, 2017
Rhonda, Emily, Heather and Families,
Sending our deepest sympathies to you and all the family. So very sorry for your loss know he is at peace now and waiting for you all. He will never be far away from you watching over you and protecting you. God Be with you all during this very sad time.
Tony Tina Buttercase
Zac and Carissa Buttercase, Averie and Maddox
Pat and Katie Livingston, Kane and Molly

Sharon (Payne) Barrett
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
Thoughts and prayers to Jim's family. I will miss working with him at the rodeo food stand. He was so nice to work with and such good help. Hold tight to the many memories you have and he will always be close.

Evan & Lisa York
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
Lisa & Family,
Very sorry to hear the news regarding your Dad. Prayers for you and your family at this time.

Darlys Bean
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
I was so sorry to learn of the loss of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. I'm sure he will be missed by many.


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