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James Earl Layton, 75, of Westport, died at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
He is survived by his wife Edna Caffee Layton; sons, James A. (Wendy) Layton, Michael Grissom, Chris Grissom and Jay (Cecelia) Grissom, all of Westport; a daughter, Charlene (Keith) Cooley of Westport; sisters, Betty (Gayle) Gatewood of Westport and Helen (Ron) Graue of Greensburg; a brother, Norman (Betty) Layton of Westport; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with the Rev. Steve Malone officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at Westport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.