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Dennis William Layer
Dennis William Layer

Dennis William Layer

August 3, 1946 - November 19, 2021

Service Location Date Time Directions
Visitation Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 December 1, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am Directions
Funeral Service Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 December 1, 2021 11:00 am Directions

Dennis William "Deet" Layer, age 75, a resident of Cincinnati, OH, passed away on November 19, 2021 at his residence.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 51 years, Clare Layer (nee Meyer); his daughters, Cassandra "Casey" Carsello (Joseph) and Nicole Ducklo (Stephen); his siblings, Ralph (Linda) Layer and Mary (Norman) Parr, grandchildren, Brayden Ducklo and Brynleigh Ducklo; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends. 

He was born on August 3, 1946 in Cincinnati, OH. He is the son of the late William and Alma Layer. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Maymir.

Dennis was a loving and devoted husband. He adored his children and grandchildren including his pets. He was an avid outdoorsman which included hunting and fishing. He also loved to play golf and hockey in his younger days. He was also an excellent pool player. He enjoyed listening to all genres of music from heavy metal to country. He enjoyed smoking meats and cheese and making his famous signature jerky. 

Dennis will be greatly remembered for his laugh, his story telling, his charm and his jokes. Every Christmas holiday he relished in playing the roll of Santa at family gatherings and bringing joy to all the kids. He loved to talk about current affairs and the good old days.

In keeping with Mr. Layer's final wishes he was cremated.

Memorial Services to celebrate the life of Dennis Layer will be conducted at 11 AM on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Spring Grove Funeral Home- Blue Spruce Chapel, 4389 Spring Grove Ave, with a gathering beginning at 10 AM. His urn will rest at Spring Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Dennis may be made to

Online condolences and memories of Dennis may be shared with his family by visiting 

The Layer Family is being served by Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati. 

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