Layle Reed Bergeson, 67, of Ashton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Teton Valley Hospital in Driggs from multiple complications.
Layle was born Aug. 26, 1946, in Rexburg to Reed and Louie Bergeson and was the third of five brothers. He attended school in Parker and St. Anthony.
He married Sharlene Hunt in 1969, and after living a short time in St. Anthony, they made their home in Ashton, where he worked for Fall River Electric for 41 years.
Layle was an all-season outdoor enthusiast, enjoying hunting, ice fishing, yardwork and raising a large vegetable garden. He was also an avid tinkerer, harnessing multiple lawn mowers at one time to mow his large yard as well as building his own snow plane.
He was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Burke.
He is survived by his wife, Sharlene; brothers, LaVoy, Randall and Cecil; and children, Tye and Bridgette.
A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at the Ashton 3rd Ward building, 1336 N. 3600 East in Ashton, and a graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Pineview Cemetery in Ashton.
Memorial contributions can be made in Layle's name to the Ashton Giving Tree at KeyBank in Ashton.
Condolences may be sent online to the family at www.baxterfh.com.
Published in Post Register on Nov. 19, 2013