Laymon Norris, 80, of Columbia died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his residence. Born in Cumberland County, he was the son of the late Robert Austin and Clara Melton Norris.
Laymon worked at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman he loved hunting, fishing, ginseng hunting, and dog trading.
He is survived by two sons, Michael (Debbie) Norris of Indianapolis, Ind. And Mark Norris of Tifton, Ga.; one brother, Gerald (Sandra) Norris of Columbia; five grandchildren, Kayla Norris, Myka Ray, Nathan Norris, Nicholas Norris, and Austin Norris; one great grandchild, Weston Norris; and Melissa (Hobby) Richard, Kelly Ford, Roger Richard, and Rayson Richard all of whom he loved like his own children.
He was preceded in death by his companion for 37 years Paula Fulp on April 20, 2015.
Funeral service was at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Haven Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was on Tuesday morning from 9:00 AM until the funeral hour at the funeral home
Bro. Ralph Foster officiated; and the pallbearers were Hobby Richard, Roger Richard, Timmy Coffey, Eric Antle, Matthew Antle, and Adam Montgomery.