BRIDGEPORT, Ill. — David Michael “Mike” Laymon, 70, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020, at Oak Village Nursing Home in Oaktown, Indiana.

He was born Sept. 10, 1949, in Casey to Warren and Elizabeth “Betty” (Hoover) Laymon.

After graduating high school, Mike served in the United States Army as a military medic while stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was a former member of the Lawrenceville American Legion. Mike had a beautiful voice and loved to sing. Even as his health failed, he still loved music.

Surviving family includes one sister, Marsha Rehwald and her husband, Rick, of Vincennes; one nephew, Christopher Rehwald and his fiance, Metzie, of Vincennes; four nieces, Angela Catt and her husband, Brian, of Brownsburg, Indiana, Pamela Kelly of Lawrenceville, Tammy Ray and her husband, JR, of Lawrenceville, and Chelsea Laymon of Texas: one great-niece, Olivia Catt; and two great-nephews, Josh Rehwald and Danny Hand.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Betty Laymon; one brother, Rick Laymon; and one nephew, Yancey Laymon.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bridgeport City Cemetery.

Cunningham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Please note that COVID-19 guidelines will be observed. Social distancing measures will be in force, and face coverings are encouraged when social distancing cannot be maintained.

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