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Pastor David Allen Layman

June 2, 1948 — June 26, 2022


Pastor David Allen Layman

Pastor David Allen Layman, 74, of Noblesville, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born on June 2, 1948 to Allen and Roslyn (English) Layman in Richmond, Indiana.

The church was the most central part of David's life as he was raised as the son of a Presbyterian minister, then became one himself.  He married his beautiful wife, Pam Hood, on March 24, 1979.  David was a history buff who enjoyed reading.  He also loved traveling and enjoying the great outdoors.  David enjoyed watching sports, especially his Indiana Hoosiers.  He loved his girls and playing with his grandchildren.

David is survived by his wife of 43 years, Pamela Sue Layman; daughters, Andrea (Joshua) Griswold; and Rachel (Brian) Jackson; grandchildren, Addison, Parker, Carson, Dean, and Darcy; brother, Jim (Kay) Layman; sister, Ann Schwister; brother-in-law, Gary (Linda) Hood; and many nieces & nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Phil Schwister.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church, 100 North 10th Street, Richmond, IN 47374. Visitation will follow the service.  Private family burial will be at Earlham Cemetery in Richmond.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope House, PO Box 1828, 275 Grove Road, Richmond, IN 47374 (


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Thursday, July 14, 2022

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First Presbyterian Church

100 N 10th St, Richmond, IN 47374

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