George A. Layton

October 1, 1931 ~ August 2, 2018 (age 86)

     George A. Layton, Sr. of Denton, MD, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Compass Regional Hospice in Centreville, MD. He was 86 years old.

     Born in Denton on October 2, 1931, Mr. Layton was the son of the late William Thomas Layton and Lily Mae Jenkins Layton. He grew up in Denton and worked at many different occupations. He retired as a House Painter. Known for his sense of humor, Mr. Layton enjoyed rabbit hunting, shuffleboard, horseshoes, and NASCAR.

     Mr. Layton is survived by his wife, H. Pauline (Polly) Layton of Denton; three sons: G. Allen Layton, Jr. (Debbie) of Denton, Jerry Lee Layton (Barbara) of Marydel, MD and Jeffery Layton (Tammy Willis) of Denton; 8 grandchildren: Brian, Jonathan, Lee, Josh, Jodi, Melissa, Brandy Givens, and Alex Willis; and several great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.

     Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, August 8th, at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A. located at 12 South Second Street in Denton where friends may call from 11 to 12 before the service. The interment will be in the Denton Cemetery.

     If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests sending them to the Compass Regional Hospice, 160 Coursevall Drive, Centreville, MD 21617. To offer online condolences and tributes, please visit

Donations may be made to:

Compass Regional Hospice
255 Comet Drive, Centreville MD 21617
Tel: 1-443-262-4100

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