Clarence Worthington Layman

September 29, 1939March 4, 2018

Clarence Worthington Layman, 78, of Parkersburg passed away on March 4th 2018 at Camden Clark Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born on September 29th, 1939 in Parkersburg, the son of the late Clarence Matherson Layman and Harriet Fink Layman. Clarence was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church. He was a Bricklayer all his life. Clarence came from a big family and enjoyed the time spent on vacations. You could also find Clarence enjoying his garden and working on his wooden crafts. He also would spend his time camping. Clarence is survived by his daughters, Sheila Kay Swiger of Clarksburg and Karen Sue Rader of Vienna; two granddaughters he and his late wife Jerry raised Christy and Brenda Swiger; 7 grandkids; 12 great-grandkids; 2 great-great grandkids; sisters Hazel Rolston of Boaz, Blanche Rogers of Marietta, Mary Currence, Julia Thomas, Donna Linger and Sharon Staats all of Parkersburg; brothers Fred Layman of Vienna and Paul Layman of Walker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Geraldine Ann (Lamp) Layman of 59 years, granddaughter Melissa Sue Rader, sister Annabel DeLong and brother Charles. Funeral Services will be Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 1pm at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, Parkersburg with Wayne Booth officiating. Friends and Family may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday from 12-1pm at the funeral home. Online tributes may be made to


  • Sheila Kay Swiger, Daughter
  • Karen Sue Rader, Daughter
  • Christy Swiger, Granddaughter
  • Bunda Swiger, Granddaughter
  • Hazel Robston, Sister
  • Blanche Rogers, Sister
  • Mary Currence, Sister
  • Julia Thomas, Sister
  • Donna Linger, Sister
  • Sharon Staats, Sister
  • Fred Layman, Brother
  • Paul Layman, Brother
  • Clarence Matherson Layman, Father
  • Harriet (Fink) Layman, Mother
  • Geraldine Ann (Lamp) Layman, Wife
  • Melissa Sue Rader, Granddaughter
  • Annabel DeLong, Sister
  • Charles Layman, Brother
  • Clarence also leaves behind seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 8, 2018

Clarence Worthington Layman

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Raymond Whitecotton

March 7, 2018

You have our deepest sympathy He was a very close friend -Raymond Whitecotton

Casey Miller

March 7, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss