West Edmeston, NY
Darwin A. Laymon, 53, of West Edmeston was peacefully called home to the Lord near his favorite hunting spot on Saturday, December 19, 2015.
He was born July 10, 1962 in Albany the son of Darwin A. and Gloria (Coy) Laymon Sr. Darwin married Melinda Maine at 11:00 am on September 19, 1981.
He was employed as a machinist at Homogeneous Metals in Clayville, NY.
DJ was a dedicated husband and father that enjoyed having his family around him. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and ice fishing especially if he could enjoy it with a family member or a friend. He took as much pleasure seeing the success of the younger generation in these sports as he did in his own successes.
His is survived by his wife, Mindy; his children and their partners Andrew Laymon and Cindy Case; their children Candice, Donell, Alfonso and Jermaine; David Laymon and Cheyanne Bonanza; his father and step-mother Darwin A. and Patti Laymon Sr.; his mother Gloria Joslin; his siblings Terri Steele, Christine Weekes, Susan Getchell, Steven Laymon, Richard Laymon, Pamela Misch, Jessica Watson; his step-brother Patrick Morse; his step-sister Bobbie Jo Sutherland; as well as their families; his father-in-law David Maine; his sister-in-law Melissa Maine; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. DJ is predeceased by his mother-in-law Sharon Maine who thought of him as one of her own.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home at 11:00 am with Rev. Stephen Reese officiating. Calling hours are from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 23, 2015.
Contributions may be made in Darwin’s memory to the Beaver Valley Rod and Gun Club Scholarship fund at 1870 Carter Road Hubbardsville, NY 13355.
Funeral Arrangements are under the guidance of the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.