Clarence Worthington Layman

Clarence Worthington Layman

Clarence Worthington Layman, 78, of Parkersburg passed away on March 4th 2018 at Camden Clark Medical Center following a brief illness.

He was born on September 29th, 1939 in Parkersburg, the son of the late Clarence Matherson Layman and Harriet Fink Layman.

Clarence was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church. He was a Bricklayer all of his life. Clarence came from a big family and enjoyed the time spent on vacations. You could also find Clarence enjoying his garden and working on his wooden crafts. He also would spend his time camping.

Clarence is survived by his daughters, Sheila Kay Swiger of Clarksburg and Karen Sue Rader of Vienna; two granddaughters he and his late wife Jerry raised Christy and Bunda Swiger; 7 grandkids; 12 great-grandkids; 2 great-great grandkids; sisters Hazel Robston of Boaz, Blanche Rogers of Marietta, Mary Currence, Julia Thomas, Donna Linger and Sharon Staats all of Parkersburg; brothers Fred Layman of Vienna and Paul Layman of Walker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Geraldine Ann (Lamp) Layman of 59 years, granddaughter Melissa Sue Rader, sister Annabel DeLong and brother Charles.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, Parkersburg with Wayne Booth officiating. Friends and Family may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday from 12-1 p.m. at the funeral home. Online tributes may be made to