Ronald Layton, 79, of Bayville, died Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ.
Born in Lakewood, he resided in Jackson before moving to the Bayville section of Berkeley Township in 1969.
He honorably served his country during the Vietnam War in the US Army.
Ron was employed as a heavy equipment operator with Bil-Jim Construction, Jackson Township, before retiring 20 years ago.
He was extremely proud his home was host to many foreign exchange students.
Ron coached Berkeley Township Little League Baseball and was a charter member bringing the Pop Warner Football Program to Berkeley Township, called the Berkeley Lords, where he was President and Head Coach. He was past President of the Central Regional High School Booster Club in 1977 and a former member of the Berkeley Township Recreation Committee.
In his younger days, he was a stock car driver at Wall Stadium and various raceways in the North East.
He was a communicant of the Church of Saint Pius X, Forked River, Lacey Township.
Ron loved golf, boating, shark fishing, NASCAR, traveling to Florida, country music, westerns on TV, and his Green Bay Packers. While never formally arrested, he spent many days in Facebook Jail.
Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Ann; 3 sons, Vincent N. and daughter-in-law, Jaimee, Donald R., and Ronald J.; a cherished daughter, Jennine Marie; 4 beloved grandchildren, Jessica, Chelsey, Cassidy, and Christopher; his boys, Doodles & Winchester. Also surviving is a large loving extended family.
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