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Layton Burkhart

July 8, 1936 — August 11, 2016

Layton Burkhart, 80, of Huxley, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at home, in Huxley.

Layton's wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held 1:30, Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at the Leonard Good Community Center in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service. For online obituary and condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Layton Linn Burkhart was born on July 8, 1936, in Ogden, Iowa, the son of David and Ada (Johnson) Burkhart. He graduated from Ogden High School in 1954.

On October 27, 1954, Layton was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart Phyllis Darlene Carter in Ogden. He farmed in Ogden before moving to the Ames area to work as an electrician. Layton finished his career retiring from Iowa State University.

He had many hobbies including lapidary, woodworking, hunting, fishing, and gardening.

Layton was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Dennis Burkhart, and a great grandson.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Phyllis Burkhart; son, Raymond Burkhart; two daughters, Terri Hoff (Mike McDonald) and Coralee (Mohamad) Homsi; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Nyla Good.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Leonard Good Community Center

114 Southwest 8th Street, Ogden, IA 50212

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Celebration Of Life

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Leonard Good Community Center

114 Southwest 8th Street, Ogden, IA 50212

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