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

Rachel crouch

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To Scott, and the Layton family I would like to send my condolences and that will all be praying for you all Layton was a wonderful man may he rest in piece

1 month ago

Teresa Stamper pergram

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He was a long time friend i have alot of good memories when i was married to Terry Stamper.rest in peace

1 month ago

Ruby Schultz

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So sorry to hear about Layton passing . Prayers for his family. I've know him for 30+ years. Him and my mom Jean were the best of friends for years. He always looked to her for advice like a mother figure . He will be missed . R.I.P

1 month ago

Heidi Bussell

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Oh man, what to say about this great and wonderful man??!! He will be dearly missed. I'm going to miss him picking on me any time I walk into the shop. I have known him since I was 9 years old. He had the biggest heart ever. May you rest easy ol man! Moco is going to miss you.

1 month ago

Bernice Holbrook Spencer

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My deepest condolences and prayers for Scott and the other members of the family . Layton was always good to me , my kids , and mom and dad .

1 month ago

Jennifer Mullins

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My heart is absolutely broken to hear the passing of this sweet man. He was an amazing person with a gigantic heart. This community has lost a great citizen My prayers are with the entire family during this emotional time.... rip layton

1 month ago