Kenneth Layton Hardy

Thursday 18th of November 1948 - Thursday 4th of July 2019

Kenneth Layton Hardy

Services

Memorial Visitation

Jul 9, 2019 (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Milward-Southland

391 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY

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Kenneth Layton Hardy, best known as Layton, 70, passed peacefully at home on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 in Mt Sterling, KY.  Born in Lexington, KY and preceded in death by his father, Emmett Layton Hardy, mother, Frances Tilley Hardy, and sister Lizabeth Ann Little. He attended Lafayette High School and was in the first graduating class of Tates Creek High School in 1967. He retired from IBM in 1987. He established Layton's Pawn and became a successful Broker working side by side with his son for over 30 years. He was a true animal lover and has enriched many lives in his community. He is survived by his daughter, Beth Hardy Willis of Sumter, SC , his son, Scott Layton Hardy of Mt Sterling, KY, 2 grandchildren, Tyler Douglas Willis of Las Vegas, NV and Jayla Layton Willis of Sumter, SC, one niece Melissa Little Scott of Panorama City, CA, and one nephew Jonathan Clay Little of Atascadero, CA, 2 special friends Dawn Bradley and Rene Gross and most importantly his four legged side kick, Emmett Layton Blue Hardy.  Memorial Visitation will be held at Milward Funeral Home, 391 Southland Drive in Lexington on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 from 6-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to ASPCA.  

Guest Book

Kim Sallee

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Fly high my friend. God gained another angel. Prayers goes up for Layton's family and friends. RIP Layton

4 months ago

Bobbie Gross

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Rip Layton I am so sorry he is surely loved and missed and I will always love him . Rip Layton until we meet again

4 months ago

Sharon Ingram

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I am so sorry about Layton. He was a really great person. I will truly miss him.

4 months ago

Tabatha Jolly

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I’m so sorry to hear Layton has passed. He was a good guy & loved his four legged fur baby. He always made me smile & he liked to cut up. I met him after he retired from IBM & he was a very intelligent man, loving friend & father.

4 months ago

Gail Wehunt

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So sorry for the family. I sure will miss him. Just doesn't seem real. I will miss seeing Emmett too. He was a friend for over 20 years.

4 months ago

Susan bond

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I’m sorry to here this sad news. My prayers go out to his family and friends. May he Rest In Peace.

4 months ago