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Date published: 1/10/2014

Richard H. Layton

Richard H. Layton, 95, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Margaret Layton; his son, Richard Layton (DeeAnn); nephews Robert Ware and Olin; and a niece, Karen Ware.

He was predeceased by brother Benjamin and sister Beatrice.

He joined the Army, honorably serving in the 33rd Division in World War II. He then worked for 33 years for the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he retired as a supervisor.

A longtime resident of Chicago, he enjoyed golf and bowling, even into his later years.

A private memorial service will take place at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to mullinsthompson fredericksburg.com.