Albert E. "Bud" Layton, 89, of Sandusky, died late Thursday evening, Aug. 30, 2007, in Erie County Care Facility after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Fulton County, Pa., and was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II. Prior to his retirement, Bud was employed for 41 years as a welder at Mack Iron Works. He was a life member of the Lowell C. Hein Post 2529, VFW, Sandusky.
He is survived by one son, Russell E. (Linda J.) Layton of Sandusky; four granddaughters, Kimberly (Kevin) Brown of Columbus, Kristine (Phelix) Vanzant, Kerry (Troy) Hayberger and Kelly (Andrew) Aceto, all of Sandusky; nine great-grandchildren, Trevor and Zacchary Brown, Phylicia, Kayla and Kodie Vanzant, Madison and Hannah Hayberger and Dominic and Abigail Aceto; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Ruth (Barnhart) Layton; and three sisters, Goldie Gordon, Olive Mellot and Helen Layton.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, where funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Dan Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.