William Joseph "Billy Joe" Layton
1941 - 2021
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William Joseph Layton - (Billy Joe) Age 79 passed away on January 7, 2021 after complications from Covid. He was a proud member of Gardendale First Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to anyone he met. He was an avid street rodder and outdoorsman. He took great pride in his family and 62 years of marriage to his wife Carolyn. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jodie and Eula Bell Layton and son, Jeff Layton. He is survived by wife, Carolyn Layton; daughters Pam Layton (Sherry), Michelle Roberson (Jess) and son, Tony Layton (Deborah). Grandchildren; Maria Beasley, Brooke Messina (Chad), Bentley Grace Layton, J.P. Roberson and five great grandchildren. Brothers; Jimmy Layton (Bobbie), Richard Layton (Loretta), Wallace Layton (Joann), Donald Layton (Debbie), sister Ann Hawkins and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Jefferson Memorial in Trussville at 12pm with visitation at 11am and graveside following.

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Published in The Birmingham News from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 13, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to all the Layton family.
The Snow Family
January 13, 2021
May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. I have been blessed seeing Billy and Carolyn for years. Billy will be missed by family and friends but not forgotten. My heart is heavy for the Layton family.
Jackie Galamore
January 11, 2021
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