Obituary of David Leland Layman
David Leland “Coach” Layman, 75, of Hardy passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, James H. and Lucie R. Layman.
David was a 1961 graduate of William Fleming High School. He received his Bachelors Degree, from Lynchburg University and his Masters Degree from Radford University. He had a 33 year career in Public Education and an outstanding coaching career.
David was an avid traveler, but his two favorite places to be were on his porch at the lake or on the balcony at the beach smoking a fine cigar. His smile, quick wit and corny jokes will be missed.
Surviving are his wife, Judy Robertson Layman; son, David Scott (Shana) Layman; daughter, Leigh Anne Layman; grandchildren, Kinsleigh Morgan Layman and Dillon Gaige Brogan; brothers, James Layman, Richard (Sandra) Layman, Randy (Mary Beth) Layman; sisters, Jean (Curt) Dickerson, Joyce McCarty, and Carolyn Layman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road by Pastor Scott Hamilton. Interment will follow in Mill Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Simpson Funeral Home. 366-0707
5160 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, Virginia 24019
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