OCH-Wound Care Aug. 4-Nov. 4, 2020

Layton B. Brown

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

BEAVER DAM, Ky. — Layton B. Brown, 75, of Beaver Dam, went to his heavenly home Friday, April 10, 2020, at his residence. He was born Oct. 10, 1944, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Glendon “Brownie” Brown and Esther “Bugs” Barnard Brown.

Mr. Brown retired from Young’s Manufacturing. He also was the owner of Layton’s Barber Shop and was employed by Peabody Coal Company. Mr. Brown was a founding member of the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and a lifelong member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Elmore Brown.

Mr. Brown leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Fonda Brown, of Beaver Dam; five children, Jennifer (Todd) Clark, of Morgantown, Kentucky, Jeff (Matt) Brown, of Winston Salem, North Carolina, Stephanie (Paul) Walden-Schwake, of Evansville, Indiana, Christie (Byron) Ford, of Birmingham, Alabama, and Cate Walden, of Birmingham; and six grandchildren, Nathan and Megan Clark, Evan Schwake, and Thomas, Zane, and Maddox Ford.

In compliance with health and public safety directives, private services will be held. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Online condolences may be left for the family of Layton B. Brown by visiting his memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.

Support Our Journalism

Please consider subscribing today and support our work in the community. If you are already a subscriber, thank you very much. Subscribers get access to our daily email newsletter of every headline and obituary from the last 24 hours as well as access to OC Healthy, our new community wide initiative to help Ohio County get healthier.