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“Dan was a good guy. I knew him and him and Bill back in high school. My prayers and condolences. ”
1 of 39 | Posted by: Vanessa Rosario

“I'm sorry for your loss..he was a great person..corrine if every u need anything don't hesitate to ask...your all in my thoughts and prayers...GOD...Read More »
2 of 39 | Posted by: Renny Perkett - frankfort, NY

“Joe, Bill, and Family: I was deeply saddened to hear of Dan's untimely departure. He was a great guy who always had a smile and kind words to greet...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: Pat Brien

“I had the pleasure of going to security and law enforcement with Dan. I was able to become acquainted with the rest of his family through various...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: Angie (March) Carnright

“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Officer Dan Layman, although I didn't know him very well,I only met him a little over a year ago when I...Read More »
5 of 39 | Posted by: Rose Moore - Grafton, WV

“Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. ”
6 of 39 | Posted by: Diane and Don Lamphear - Ilion, NY

“I am so glad I got to reconnect with Dan after all these years. I still remember going to their house as kids and hanging out. I will miss Dan very...Read More »
7 of 39 | Posted by: alicia laymon ferdula - CO

“Jessica,Makenna,and all of the Laymon family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dan was a wonderful person and left many people with many happy...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Tiffany Murray and Family - WV

“To the ones Dan left behind.... may God send you comfort in your time of loss. As a dispatcher I worked with Dan often. He was always professional...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Sandy McNeil

“Larry and I were neighbors of the Laymons. We saw Daniel grow up and remember the boys in scouting. So sorry to all his family. Bill & Phyllis...Read More »
10 of 39 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Larry Retzloff - Ilion, NY

“My thoughts and prayers are with Dan's family. He was a wonderful person and will be truly missed. ”
11 of 39 | Posted by: Kelly (Kerber) Archer

“As a dispatcher at the Harrison-Taylor 911 center I had the oppertunity to work with Laymon on a regular basis. He was a great guy and did his job...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: Gary Keith - Clarksburg, WV

“My prayers are with your family at this very difficult time. I work with Uncle Bill Laymon and feel as if I know some of you since he has shared...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Lorraine Bessette - Malone, NY

“Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers here at NFEC. I work with Uncle Bill Laymon. He spoke highly of Dan, the young man he helped raise....Read More »
14 of 39 | Posted by: Pam Bessette - Burke, NY

“Thank you for your support & love for a wonderful man & police officer. Grafton has truly lost a great man and he will be forever missed. His...Read More »
15 of 39 | Posted by: The Jones Family - Grafton, WV

“As a local business in Tay Co we was impressed with Dan as of a officer. He quickly became more than a officer he became our friend. We was blessed...Read More »
16 of 39 | Posted by: M & M Auto - Grafton, WV

“My heart goes out to Dan and his family at this difficult time. I was glad to be able to reconnect with Dan a few months ago and was proud of what he...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: Joe Maneen - Ilion, NY

“Jessica, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers always. You have our sincerest condolences. Much Love, Shannon, John, Dakoda &...Read More »
18 of 39 | Posted by: Shannon & John Harper

“WE WILL SURELY MISS YOU DAN ”
19 of 39 | Posted by: TRACY & DEBBIE MASON - GRAFTON, WV

“Dan and Jess met through my daughter Tracie Russell and Jason Carlson. When he wrote us letters from Korea he would say hi "Mom". Dan spent lots of...Read More »
20 of 39 | Posted by: Bill and Barb Russell

“Sorry for the loss of Dan ! His path and mine crossed by chance , and Jessica seemed like my only friend that I felt Dan would mesh well with ! I...Read More »
21 of 39 | Posted by: Tracie Russell and family - WV

“From a fellow classmate of the 130th Basic Class of the West Virginia State Police Academy, my thoughts and prayers are with the family of Ptlm...Read More »
22 of 39 | Posted by: Thomas W. Jarrell - Wellsburg, WV

“we are so sorry for your loss, ”
23 of 39 | Posted by: David &Teresa Mayle - Grafton, WV

“Danny, I will never forget the good times we had at Grandma & Grandpa Laymon and at the lake during family picnics. You have made this family...Read More »
24 of 39 | Posted by: Brian Haggerty - Herkimer, NY

“My families thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of grief. I met DAn a couple times through the city working with my son in law. I found...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: Randy Stevens - Grafton, WV

“I was Sgt Laymon's Platoon Sgt from 97 until 03'. He was also my co driver on many ocasions. He was a fine soldier, I was proud to have serve2d with...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Gerald Hall - Fairmont, WV

“It was an honor and a privilege to serve with you Dan. Godspeed and we'll see you on the other side Brother. ”
27 of 39 | Posted by: Joe Gower - Buckhannon, WV

“I remember all the times we had at our grandmother and grandfathers house. The time at the lake playing softball and eating the tons of food that our...Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Brian Haggerty - Herkimer, NY

“dan and i lived in the same tent for 9 months in iraq hung out and talked alot. dan was a good man and friend and will be missed very much. dan and...Read More »
29 of 39 | Posted by: mark sandy

“want to share memories hope you have a lifetime to sit down and talk. Dan was everything anyone could want out of a man, a son, a brother, a husband,...Read More »
30 of 39 | Posted by: Rob Pedersen

“want to share memories hope you have a lifetime to sit down and talk. Dan was everything anyone could want out of a man, a son, a brother, a husband,...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Rob Pedersen

“You were a son, a brother, an uncle, and a friend. We love you Dan! We'll all miss you so much. Jess...WE LOVE YOU! Take care. If you need us...we...Read More »
32 of 39 | Posted by: Heather Morrison

“I knew him threw my husband he served with my husband in the war in IRAQ with the 1/201st.. my husband is SGT. R. Branham Jr. and he and I will be...Read More »
33 of 39 | Posted by: Amy R. Branham - fairmont, WV

“Rest In Peace dear friend ! Your family is in our prayers ! God bless you for all the kindness you showed all those that ever met you ! It was an...Read More »
34 of 39 | Posted by: Don, Lisa, Mike, Bill & Kayla Peterson - NY

“To The Laymon Family, I had the pleasure of working with Daniel as I do the police dept. crime reporting. He was a very polite and generous person....Read More »
35 of 39 | Posted by: Kimberly Hinerman - Clarksburg, WV

“It was a pleasure to serve with you Brother. ”
36 of 39 | Posted by: Michael Phillips - Shinnston, WV

“You will be missed my friend ”
37 of 39 | Posted by: Marques Oliver - Las Vegas, NV

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God give you the strength to cope with the loss of a great man. He'll be greatly missed by...Read More »
38 of 39 | Posted by: Velma Carmichael

“Members and Employee's of Taylor County EMS offer our deepest condolences to your family. If we may be of any assitance Please call us, The Members...Read More »
39 of 39 | Posted by: Taylor County EMS - Grafton, WV


Daniel C. Laymon III

Daniel C. Laymon, III, 31, of Fairmont, Benton’s Ferry Community, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born on April 18, 1978 in Ilion, New York, a son of the late Daniel C. Laymon, Jr. and Nora Schuyler Liddle and his step-father David Liddle of Jordanville, New York.

Mr. Laymon proudly served his country in the United States Army and the Army National Guard 201st Infantry F/A from 1997-2005. He completed tours in both Korea and Iraq. He was employed as a police officer with the Grafton City Police Department for over three years. Daniel was a member of the Grafton-Taylor County Special Response Team and the Monongalia, Grafton-Taylor County Dive/Water Rescue Team. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Police. Daniel loved the brotherhood of law enforcement.

He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and sports and was an Eagle Scout. Daniel attended the Fairmont Free Methodist Church. He was a graduate of the Ilion Senior High School in New York.

In addition to his mother and step-father, he is survived by his loving wife Jessica Sullivan Laymon and their daughter Makenna Grace Laymon, both of Benton’s Ferry Community; his aunt and uncle who raised him, Bill and Phyllis Laymon of Malone, New York his brothers Joe Laymon of Little Falls, New York and Bill Laymon, Jr. and his wife Annie of Arizona; his sisters Corrine King of Jordanville, New York and Bridget Yaw and her husband Chris of Malone, New York; his mother-in-law Kathy Vincent of Fairmont; brothers-in-law Adam Murphy of Fort Knox, Kentucky, Morgan Murphy of Fairmont and Pat Murphy of Fairmont; and several nieces, nephews and close family members and friends.

Friends and family may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont on Saturday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and Sunday from 1:00pm to 8:00pm.

Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 11:00am with Reverend Carl Radcliff officiating. Interment will immediately follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown. Full military honors will be conducted by the VFW Post 3081, the American Legion Post 12 of Taylor County, the DAV Chapter of Grafton and the West Virginia National Guard, Camp Dawson.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at Word Christian Center, 27 East Min Street, Mohawk, NY 13407.

In leu of flower donations may be made to offset medical expenses. Send donations to Word Christian Center, c/o Dan’s Fund at 27 East Min Street, Mohawk, NY 13407.

Online condolences may be sent to the Laymon Family at www.carpenterandford.com.

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