Albert Gene Laytart (1938 - 2015)

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Albert Gene Laytart, 77, Elk Horn, Ky., died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born June 4, 1938 in Cynthiana, Ky., to the late William John and Alice Christine McNeese Laytart. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and later worked at the VA Administration Hospital in Lexington. He married Eleanor Jean Isaac on Dec. 31, 1957 and she preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2010. They moved to Campbellsville, Ky. in 1990 where Albert worked for Cox Interiors for nine years before retiring. He was a member of the DAV and a lifetime member of American Legion Post 82.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother William "Red" Laytart and two great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Jonathan Dwight Laytart, Belinda Joe Richey, Christy Roach and her husband, Steve, and Rhonda Miller and her husband, Bruce, all of Cynthiana; Albert C. "Tracy" Laytart and his wife, Sharon, Mary Beth Huckaby and her husband, Bert and Robin Mendez and her husband, George, all of Campbellsville; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; a brother and two sisters, Joe Allen Laytart and his wife, Pam, Charlotte Duckworth and her husband, Ernest "Cuttie", and Annie Catherine Roberts, all of Cynthiana.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, Dec. 21 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, Campbellsville. Burial followed at Lebanon National Cemetery with military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Serving as pallbearers were Michael Joseph Utley, Mark Austin Fryman, Cody Travis Laytart, Steven Kenneth Roach II, Nathan Smith-Laytart and Jason Nicoma Roach.
Honorary pallbearers were Devin Keith Kiskaden, Ryan Badley Tobin, Dakota Laytart, Bruce Miller and Steve Roach.
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Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home
503 East Main St.
Campbellsville, KY 42718
(270) 465-4141
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Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Dec. 24, 2015
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