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“My heartfelt condolences and prayers. May Gods word and prayers provide comfort and strength during this most challenging time. May your beautiful...Read More »
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“Im so sorry for your loss theres a scripture in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 and its brought me comfort in the past, it says For if we have faith that Jesus...Read More »
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“Dear family,I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in the bible at Hosea 13:14, it speaks of how God will redeem our loved ones. ”
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“My deep condolences to the Layton Family ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Alain Gill - Wellington, FL

“YOU are Unforgettable!Rest in perfect peace! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Ogo Okoye-johnson - Santa Clarita, CA

“Mr. Layton is ONE of a KIND! He is the most courageous public official who puts the interest of the community he loved very much and called home...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Eagle Collegiate Academy - CA

“The Greatest Friend anyone could have! We worked together at the PalmdalePlayhouse in more than one production, including "Miracle on 34th Street...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Frank White - Palmdale, CA

“Larry did so much for our communities of Acton and Agua Dulce. He was open, reasonable, articulate, and mindful of all in our communities. He will be...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Kathleen Trinity - Acton, CA

“Rest in Peace Mr. Layton... You mean a lot to me, i wont forget you. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Tracy Griffith-Bush - Sylmar, CA

“So very sorry to hear of his passing. Tom White and Susan Mills ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Love you Dad we all going to miss so much!!Larry Jr ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: larry layton jr - ACTON, CA - son


Lawrence (Larry) Hoytt Layton, 75, passed away on May 28, 2018 at his home in Acton, California.

Larry was born November 13, 1942 in Tacoma, Washington. He was the son of the late Hoytt Hutchinson and Flora Mary (Fisher) Layton. Larry was united in marriage to Diane (nee Marshall) March 25, 1967.

Larry is survived by his wife Diane of 51 years, his daughter Billie Jo Layton and granddaughter Alanna Layton, Acton, CA, his son Larry Jr. (Sherry), Acton CA, grandson Tyler Layton, Portland, OR and granddaughter Sarah Layton, Acton, CA along with his sister Linda Paolone (Perry), Simi Valley, CA. His brother Steve Ralph Layton (Loreen) preceded him in death.

Larry was licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States and all federal and state courts in California since 1975 and in Arizona since 1982. He has had a long and distinguished legal career as an attorney, judge pro tem, law school professor and the proud owner of the Larry H. Layton School of Law.

Larry served numerous local Acton committees and the Acton Town Council. He served over 11 years on the Acton-Aqua Dulce Unified School District governing board of trustees, holding various titles and most recently the position of Vice President. He was an icon to the community and was instrumental in getting the bond passed for the building of the high school.

Larry's second love was acting. He was a member of SAG and AFTRA. He acted in many local community theaters performing in various plays such as Miracle on 34th St., Fiddler on the Roof, Annie Get Your Gun and others.

Larry had a great love for baseball and a was lifelong Dodgers fan.

Services will be held 10:00 AM, June 4, 2018 at Utter McKinley Funeral Home, 11071 Columbus Avenue, Mission Hills, CA. Pastor Corey Lovers of River of Life Acton Foursquare Church will be officiating. Burial will follow at Eternal Valley Memorial Park, 23287 North Sierra Hwy, Newhall, CA.

Reception immediately following at Layton Ranch, 2665 Sache St, Acton, CA.

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