William “Dayton” Laney

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

William “Dayton” Laney, 81, of Washburn, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

He was born Jan. 13, 1939, in Washburn, the son of William S. and Fern (Shields) Laney, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were one sister, Elizabeth Ellison; and two brothers, Charles Laney and Tom Laney.

Survivors include: three sisters, Lorene Dotson of Purdy, Donna Smith of Washburn, and Dortha Woolaway of Wheaton; and two brothers, Jerry Laney and his wife Betty of McDowell, and Joe Laney and his wife Kathy of Pioneer.

He received his education at Washburn and graduated from Southwest High School. He lived his entire life in Washburn and Wheaton. Most of his life he worked catching chickens and milking cows for various farmers. Graveside services were held Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at Concord Cemetery in Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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