Richard Layng Jr.

Friday, June 24, 2005

Richard E. Layng Jr., 35, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Sept. 17, 1969, in Nyack, N.Y., son of Richard E. and Mary Petersen Layng Sr.

Layng had worked at Target in Cape Girardeau, and was a tradesman machinist. He was a member of the House of Hope.

Survivors include his father and stepmother, Richard E. and Alice Layng Sr. of Hooks, Texas; a sister, June Marie Layng of Slingerlands, N.Y.; paternal grandmother, Amy Layng of Ogdensburg, N.Y.; and his fiancee, Peppie Kassel of Cape Girardeau.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

There is no visitation.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at the House of Hope. Jason Bachew will officiate.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.