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

Roger clark

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Man I don’t what to start the few months I knew Layton he was the best man I’ve meet in in years . Going miss me him talking and arguing and laughing about it. Him,Scott, BETH love you all

4 months ago

Dwayne Frederick

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He was always good to me and. I will always remember him he was a good man and friend

4 months ago

Debra Banfield

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Layton was always good to me, I got the best deals at his pawn shop. I live in Florida now and haven't seen him in years but I never forgot him. Rest in Peace, my condolences to the Family.

4 months ago

Charlotte Shanks

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Layton was a great man...always had something to say about God..gonna miss you buddy....RIP

4 months ago

Mike Sexton

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My deepest condolences goes out to Scott and family.I always enjoyed talking to Layton, his attitude towards life and the interaction he had with his customers made you want to always come back to the store. He will be missed!

4 months ago

David Craft

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Layton was a good man. We became friends rather than me just being a customer at his pawn shop. Always made me laugh. I sure miss him. R.I.P. my friend. My heart goes out to Scott and the rest of his family.

4 months ago