John L. Laymon

Posted on Jun 6, 2012
John L. Laymon

John L. Laymon, 95, of Berne passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Swiss Village in Berne. He was born on May 7, 1917 in Frankfort to John and Estella (Sprunger) Laymon. He was married to Ruth Keller.
He retired from RexAir Corporation at age 80 but continued to serve as a manufacturing consultant until age 94.
He is survived by two daughters, Anita Laymon of Boone, North Carolina; and Susi (Bob) Jones of Fort Wayne; son, Rev. Tom (Janice) Laymon of Wilmington, Delaware; brother, Charles Laymon of Florida; three grandchildren, Valerie (Ed) LaBo of North Carolina; and Matthew (Molly) Jones, and Jonathan Jones, both of Fort Wayne; and four great-grandchildren, Logan, Carson, Asa, and Ellis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife of 60 years.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 at Klaehn Fahl and Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Rd. Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne and one hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 8 at First Missionary Church, 701 West Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne. Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Sunday Breakfast Mission, Rev. Tom Laymon, director; Children’s Music Ministry of First Missionary Church; or Swiss Village of Berne.
Arrangements provided by Klaehn Fahl and Melton Funeral Home in Fort Wayne. Online condolences may be made at