On Tuesday, April 9th, at 3:00 pm, Layton M. Bryant passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his home in El Sobrante, CA.
“Red”, as he was known for most of his life, was a former Reserve Officer with the San Pablo Police Department while working for American Standard in Richmond.
Before retiring in 1991, Layton was a Teamster driving for Loomis Armored Car Service.
Known worldwide as the host of the ham operators’ “Uncle Herb’s Do Drop Inn” on CQ100. N6UMG’s wit and humor will be missed on several continents. He was also a member of the Contra Costa Communications Club.
As a loving, caring husband, father and grandfather, he will be missed by many, including his wife of 49 years, Janice Horsman Bryant; his son Gary; three grandchildren, Daniel, Michael, and Amy Bryant as well as his great-grandchildren, Madison Smith, Alexis and newborn Aleah Bryant. He will be especially missed by his daughter-in-law Deborah.
Layton’s ashes will be buried with his father on April 19, 2013 at 10 am in the Vista Lawn section of the Sunset View Cemetery at Colusa and Fairmount in El Cerrito, CA.