Layne Paul Villard, 49 of Alexandria, Louisiana passed away at his home on Sunday, January 13, 2013.
He was born to the late Louis Anthony Villard, Sr. and Lorna Dupre' Villard on February 21, 1963. He is survived by the love of his life, Emily Villard, his wife of 26 years. Layne leaves behind two children, Lindsay Michele Villard, his shining star, and Jeremy Scott Laird, who Layne was proud to call "son". He is also survived by a sister, Lori Timmer and husband, Robert from Broken Bow, Oklahoma and brother, Anthony Louis Villard, Jr. of Gardner, Louisiana; 17 nieces and nephews; 13 great nieces and nephews.
Emily and Layne were never apart, traveling and enjoying life together. He will always be remembered by his sense of humor and devotion to his wife and children.
He was employed with Frito-Lay and recently retired with 25 years of service. It was along his routes that he befriended so many people and brought smiles and laughter with his joking ways.
He lived for those he loved and those he loved will always remember.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, January 17, 2013, in St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with Father Chris Nayak officiating. Interment will be at Alexandria Memorial Gardens under the direction of John Kramer & Son.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Thursday at John Kramer & Son. A Christian Wake Service will be held in the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to the, Layne Villard Memorial, Red River Bank, Account # 2550184. To extend online condolences to the Villard family visit www.kramerfuneralhome.org.
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