Denny Layton, 70

Denny Lee Layton, 70, of Georgetown, Del., passed away in the care of his long-time companion, Clara Wootten, and the Delaware Hospice, at his home. He was born on Dec. 2, 1946, to the late Jacob Layton and Florence Ellen Jones Layton.

Layton was a truck driver for Mountaire Farms before retiring and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served for six years in both Korea and Vietnam.

Layton was preceded in death by three siblings, Jean Niblett, James Layton and George Layton. He is survived by three siblings, Ronnie Layton, Francis Layton and Linda Bailey; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends all over Sussex County.

Funeral arrangements and interment were private. Condolences may be sent online at