Joseph Patrick Layton, 48 of Benson passed away from a brief illness this past Sunday at the SECU Hospice House of Johnston County.
Joe was born February 13, 1965 at the old Rex Hospital in Raleigh, and is the son of the late Paul and Ruby Layton of Garner. Joe grew up in Garner and lived most of his adult life in the McGee’s Crossroads area of Johnston County. Joe loved the Lord, his family and friends and discussing his latest invention or philosophical idea.
He is survived by his sister, Sandra Harrington and brother-in-law Roger; brother, Phil and wife, Jackie, brother David and wife, Jeanne; aunts, Elizabeth Tucker and Bernice Wolbeck and many nieces and nephews.
The family will celebrate Joe’s life with a private service this Saturday.