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D. Layne Schmidt, 56, of Augusta, Ga. died Monday, March 25, 2013 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.
He is survived by his mother, Joyce "Joy" Thompson of Taylorsville; step-father, David Thompson; a daughter, Katherine (Joshua) Branch of Martinez, Georgia; a son, Nicholas (Crystal Woodward) Schmidt of Winston Salem, North Carolina; brothers Keith (Terry) Schmidt of Madison, and Dee Schmidt of Columbus; a sister, Darla (Bradley) Parmer of Columbus; a stepbrother, Carl (Sherry) Thompson of LaPorte; a stepsister, Jennifer (Jack) Swanson of Clarksville, Tenn.; and a granddaughter.
Layne was preceded in death by his father, Donald J. Schmidt. and a step-brother, Brian Thompson.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Community Church of Columbus, 3850 N. Marr Road with Pastor Chuck Coleman officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.