LAYTON—E. Dean Layton, 80, of Florence, died Dec. 22, 2012.
Dean was born Oct. 9, 1932, the son of Mary Gladys and Mason Ford Layton.
Dean was a Christian pastor all the way until his mid 70s and lived in Florence for more than 20 years after moving here from Sacramento, Calif.
He was a member of the Florence Blue Masonic Lodge, Florence Elks Lodge and Soroptimist International.
Dean really loved four-legged creatures and spent his leisure time traveling the United States in his RV with his trusted sidekicks Buddy, his dog, and RV, his cat.
He is survived by three children: Cheryl, Beth and Janice; and grandchildren Leon III, Angela and Cameron.
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