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Christopher Phillip Layne, (aka Turtle), 32, of Ashland, son of Jim and LaBecca Gail Blevins Layne, died Thursday morning at his home.
Chris was born March 17, 1985, in Huntington, West Virginia, and was a 2004 graduate of Paul Blazer High School. Chris attended Kentucky Community and Technical College. Chris played for the varsity football and wrestling teams for all four year of high school. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Chris was always friendly and kind. He was loved unconditionally by his family and friends. He especially treasured the period of time when he worked a temporary assignment at American Electric Power alongside his father.
He loved his boys, brothers, family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Cameron Patrick Layne and Dylan James Layne; a brother, Casey Taylor Layne; his paternal grandmother, Joan W. Layne; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Chris was preceded in death by his older brother, Dustin Patrick Layne in 2010.
Private services were held Monday, March 12, 2018, at Calvary Cemetery by Pastor Michael Rice.
Contributions in Chris's memory may be made to the Cameron P. Layne and Dylan J. Layne Education Fund, P.O. Box 1135, Ashland, KY 41105-1135.
Published on March 12, 2018
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