Layman, Delbert "Sonny"

Posted in Obituaries

Delbert "Sonny" Layman, 72, of Chesterfield Township, Ohio, died Oct. 13, 2012, at Heartland of Wauseon, Ohio.

He was born July 18, 1940, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Donald and Helen (Ridge) Layman. On Jan. 31, 1980, in Lyons, Ohio, he married Hartis Slusher.  She preceded him in death Sept. 25, 1991.

Sonny lived in Chesterfield Township since 1976.  He was formerly employed at the GM Powertrain in Toledo, Ohio, retiring in 2004, with more 34 years of service.

He is survived by a daughter, Rhoda (and Brian) Miller of Fayette, Ohio; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Sonny was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with pastor George Goodrich officiating.  Burial will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park in Toledo, Ohio. Visitation is scheduled from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.

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