Robert V. Layden, 65
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Robert Vincent Layden, 65, of West Lafayette, died at 12:42 AM Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born December 4, 1947, in Lafayette, to the late Albert and Flora VanSchepen Layden.
He graduated from Klondike High School in 1966.
On May 25, 1974 he married Cathleen Myers in Lafayette and she survives.
Bob worked as a lineman for Verizon for 30 years before retiring in 2003.
Bob enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, gardening, playing cards especially poker, gambling, socializing with his coffee groups and was a great competitor.
Surviving along with his wife is a daughter Jessica Washnak (husband Scott) of Lafayette; a son Michael Layden of West Lafayette; and a grandson Brendan Washnak.
Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel 400 Twyckenham Blvd Lafayette, IN 47909 with Rev. Larry Johnson officiating.
In lieu of flowers those wishing may contribute to Purdue University Center for Cancer Research Development Office 201 South University St. West Lafayette, IN 47907-2064.
You may sign the gust book or leave memories at www.soller-baker.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 28 to Nov. 29, 2013