Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Douglas O. Layman

Scio, NY - Douglas O. Layman, 52, of 5035 Snowball Hollow Road, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 5, 1965 in Wellsville, the son of Thomas and Donna (Ward) Layman Sr. 

Doug was raised in Friendship and Scio and attended the Friendship Central School. He was a “Jack of All Trades” and for many years was employed as a mechanic for Wes Cline in Belmont. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his mother of Scio, two children, Mellissa Hugar of Rochester and Gregory Layman of Georgia, seven grandchildren, two sisters, Judith (Gordon Hadsell) Layman of Belmont and Darlene (Gary) Gilliland of Bolivar, three brothers, Thomas (Mary) Layman Jr. of Belfast, Robert Layman of Scio and Jeffery (Nicole) Layman of Cuba, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father in 2008.

A memorial service and burial in Knights Creek Cemetery is being planned for a later date. Please consider memorial donations to the Roswell Park Memorial Fund. To leave online condolences, please visit


  1. Donna, I am so very sorry to hear of your son's passing. My prayers are for you and your family. Take Care. With Love, Jeanne Comstock

  2. So sorry my friend.Thinking of you at this difficult time.Prayers for you and your family.

  3. so sorry for your loss. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. I'm so sorry for your loss, Doug was a great man and I have fond memories. Praying for you and your family.
    Love, Susan Hadsell Bodway

  5. Sorry for your loss.Praying for you and family.