James T. Layfield
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SHREVEPORT, LA - A memorial service celebrating the life of James T. Layfield will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at 2 pm at NorthPoint United Methodist Church, 6675 North Market Street, Shreveport, LA. The family will receive visitors at the church from Noon until 1:30 Thursday. He was born Sept. 14, 1938 and passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, 2013.
A loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, Mr. Layfield lost a brief battle with lung cancer while surrounded by his family at Grace Home. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Alice, daughters Rita (& Don) Folds, Diane (& Marty) Watson, and son James L. Layfield, brother Ed L. Layfield, 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many other loved ones. He was a long-time Mason, and a member of Joppa Lodge #362, and prior to his illness, was employed by Bryan Contracting Group.
The family would like to thank Grace Home for their care and assistance during Mr. Layfield's illness. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that a donation be made to Grace Home, 1035 Margaret Place, Shreveport, LA 71101, in memory of James T. Layfield.
Full obituary at www.tribute.perfectmemorials.com/james-t-layfield
Published in Shreveport Times on Feb. 27, 2013