Graveside Funeral Services for James Edward “Bob” Layden, 91, of Bamberg, SC were held at eleven-thirty a.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at the Layden Family Cemetery, Bamberg, SC with the Reverend Joe Copeland officiating. Mr. Layden passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021.
Born in Perquimans County, NC, he was a son of the late Sidney Thomas Layden, Sr. and Hettie Nixon Layden and was married to the late Bernice Harrell Layden for 69 years. He graduated from North Carolina State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and received his Masters from Grand Canyon College in Phoenix, AZ. He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and retired from Savannah River Plant as a Chemical Engineer. Mr. Layden was a U. S. Army Veteran.
Survivors include his daughter Jamie L. (Jeff) Brown of Bamberg; grandchildren Jennifer (Scott) Richards, Jordan Brown and his fiancée Kaitlyn Sheppard, John (Sarah) Brown, Nathanael Brown, Susanna Brown and Samuel Brown; great grandson Logan Brown and a nephew James Richard Layden.
He was preceded in death by a brother Sidney Thomas Layden, Jr.
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