SIDNEY — Edward C. Layton, 73, of Sidney, died at 8:10 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center.
He was born June 15, 1940, in Shelby County to the late Mike Layton and Mary Kiser Layton.
Mr. Layton was a retired business owner. He enjoyed all auto racing and loved the Cleveland Browns.
Survivors include three sons, Lance Layton, of Sidney, Jamie (Crystal) Layton, of Indiana, and Joey Layton, of Arkansas; two daughters, Mary Kay (William Mason) Layton, of Portland, Ind., and Tara Lynn (Jack Berry) Layton, of Lima; nine grandchildren, Preston, Brianna, Lance II, Jourdyn, James Jr., Kristian, Koda, Dalton and Courtney.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Layton, and granddaughter, Lindsay Layton.
A celebration of his life where the family will receive friends will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com.