Clifford Layton (1930-2014)

Clifford Layton (1930-2014)

09/30/2014

Clifford Eugene Layton, 84, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. 

Clifford Eugene Layton, 84, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

Clifford was born March 9, 1930 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Murley and Sina (Thompson) Layton. He graduated from Des Moines Area Community College and the Southern Police Institute in Louisville, KY. After 42 years on the Des Moines Police Department, he retired with the rank of Captain. Family was everything to Clifford and he loved watching his grandchildren in their various sporting events. He was a very involved, active member of Easton Place United Methodist Church and had an extremely strong faith. Clifford was a talented woodcrafter and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Clifford is survived by his wife of 65 years, Nadine; children, Denise (Steve) Bogle and Doug (Marla) Layton; daughter-in-law, Stacy Layton; grandchildren, Ted (Emily) Layton, Kyle (Melanie) Trusty, Sam Trusty, Becky (Chad) Van Houweling, Chris (Tara) Bogle, Nick Layton, and Emily Layton; great-grandchildren, Maggie and Dean Layton, Elijah, Grace and Gabby Bogle, Haley and Lexi Van Houweling, Jake and Mackenzie Trusty, and Gage Trusty; and sister, Carolyn (Richard) Miller. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Steve Layton.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, 2014 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 4 at Easton Place U.M.C., 2412 Easton Blvd, Des Moines, IA, 50317.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Easton Place U.M.C. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com

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