Ronald L. Layes

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Rosary
St. Benedict Catholic Church
1 Subiaco Ave
Subiaco, AR  72865
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
7:30 p.m.


Funeral Mass
St. Benedict Catholic Church
1 Subiaco Ave
Subiaco, AR  72865
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
10:45 a.m.
Cemetery
St. Scholastica Cemetery
Old Military Road
Shoal Creek, AR  72851
Memorial Contributions
Subiaco Abbey
405 N. Subiaco Ave.
Subiaco, AR  72865

Ronald L. Layes

of Fort Smith, AR

February 17, 1943 - October 2, 2021

Ronald L. Layes, 78, a resident of Scranton, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith.

He was born February 17, 1943, in Scranton to the late John and Estelle (Beshoner) Layes. Ronald was a graduate of Subiaco Academy. After graduation he spent his working years in both cattle farming and box manufacturing for several companies including Mead Container in Fort Smith. Ronald was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco, Logan County Bank Board and Logan County Cattlemen's Association.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Regina Marie "Jeanie" (Lensing) Layes and a brother, John Layes.

Survivors include two sons, Steve Layes and wife, Holly of Fort Smith and Darian Layes and wife, Samantha of Lavaca; two grandchildren, Lindsey Biocic and husband, Thomas of Prairie Grove and Garrett Layes of Fort Smith; a great granddaughter, Brooklynn Biocic of Prairie Grove; a brother, Charlie Layes of Scranton and two sisters, Teresa Roos of Caldwell, Idaho and Clarine Terwey of Scranton.

Rosary will be 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco.

The funeral mass will be held at 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco with Fr. Mark Stengel, OSB officiating. Burial will follow in St. Scholastica Cemetery near New Blaine under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

Pallbearers will be Garrett Layes, Brent Layes, Craig Layes, Jay Layes, Clint Layes, Bryan Lensing and Gary Kaelin.

Memorials may be made to Subiaco Academy, 405 North Subiaco Avenue, Subiaco, AR 72865.


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34 Condolence(s)
VANESSA OWENS
FORT SMITH, AR
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Sunday, October 10, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. God took 2 angels, Jeannie and Ronnie, far before their time. Bless all of the Layes family.

Rick and Mary Snow
Scranton, AR
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Friday, October 8, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. Our deepest condolences to the Layes family. May he rest in peace.

Gary king
Boxford, MA
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Sorry for your loss Sam. God bless you!

Phyllis Ewing
paris, AR
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Donna K McDonald
Charleston, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

My deepest condolences to you, Darian and your family. May he rest in eternal peace.

Susan E. Johnson
Scranton, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Prayers for the family. May Ron rest in peace.

Lorrie Schneider
Ozark, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Steven, Darian and to all of Ronnie's family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God be your comfort and strength and guide you through the difficult time ahead!

Michael Schluterman
Paris, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Always a pleasure talking to him will miss him

Harve Walker
Fort Smith, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Ronnie and I spent some good times together at Mead. So sorry for your loss.

Carol Frederick
New Blaine, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Mike and Tami Moffet
Paris, AR
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Ronnie was an amazing person. He was always kind. He will be missed.

Michael Lett
Dallas, TX
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Monday, October 4, 2021

To ALL the Layes family, the Lett family sends our sincere condolences.

Bill Snow
Springdale, AR
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of loss

Charlie Koch (Logan county cattle men’s association)
Paris, AR
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Sorry for your loss

Larry Beshoner
Englewood, FL
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Sorry to hear of your passing. We spent a lot of fun summers with the Layes cousins. Rembering great times with “ Sunny and Ronnie”. Rest In Peace cous.
Larry (Buck) Beshoner

Bob Parks
Paris, AR
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Ronnie was one more happy guy. Always smiling with a story to tell.

He brought a lot of happiness to a lot of people.

Rest In Peace my friend.

Thoughts and prayers for the family.

Laura Koch Rodriguez
McKinney, TX
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Steve and Darian,
I am so sorry for your loss. You guys have the best parents. Such great people. I loved working with your mom, and loved visiting with them at all the Subi games. Love and prayers for you all.

Chuck and Mandy Becker
Fort Smith, AR
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Darian, our condolences for the loss of your dad. We are praying for you!

William Wewers
Clarksville, AR
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Please accept my sympathy and prayers on the loss of you father. Ron and I have had some wonderful experiences from high school thru the years of my work in the Athletic Department. May God give him rest and peace. I will be able to be at the Mass Wednesday.

David L. Rush
New Blaine, AR
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Good man and good old friend. What a character! Will be missed.

Thomas Crane
Shell city, MO
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Monday, October 4, 2021

In all things give thanks for this is the will of God

Angela Wade Dickson
Natchitoches, LA
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Mike and Janet Carmack
Charleston, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

We’re so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Ruthie Griffith
Fort Smith, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Ronnie and his family have been special friends for most of my like. He will truly be missed Darian and Steve have my deepest sympathy and love. You can always be proud of your Dad. Ruthie

Philip Lorenzo
Sugar Land, TX
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. Prayers.

Denise & Ed Trammell
Rudy, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

So Sorry for your loss! Prayers and we love you!

Bud and Becky inman
Scranton, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during the loss of Ronnie. May God bless you.

Wes Thompson
Paris, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

So sorry Ronnie It is very sad to lose a life long friend.

Rose Schneider
Subiabo, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Your Mom and Dad were two of my dearest friends. Prayers for all of you.

Tony & Janie Price
Russellville, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Deepest sympathy thoughts and prayers with the family.

Kelli Kremer
Paris, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Prayers to the family

Trey Wright
Paris, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Sorry to hear Steve and darian prayers for you and your family!

paul j frederick
MC LOUTH, KS
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Steve and Darian,

You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers in this time of loss. Your Dad was a good man and will be missed by many.


Paul and Melissa Frederick

Michael Huber
Paris, AR
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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Rest in Peace Ronnie. Always a friend and always smiling. You will be missed by so many.