Layne Killian, age 85, of Rockwood, passed away November 18, 2020 at Westmoreland Health and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville. He was born May 1, 1935 in Meigs County, Tennessee. Mr. Killian was known as “Radar” from working as a theater monitor at Roane Theater for many years. He enjoyed watching old western movies, going to western film festivals, and reading western books. He was a very loving stepfather, and he will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Jack and Crosia Killian; stepson: Homer Lee; and stepdaughter: Rosie Reed.
Survivors include his wife: Mae Riggs Killian of Rockwood; sister-in-law: Mary Lee of Rockwood; stepsons: Coy Morris, David Lee, and Bobby Lee, all of Rockwood; stepdaughters: Janie Lee of Rockwood, Faye Brazzell of Meigs County, and Margie Smiddy of Winfield, Tennessee; and beloved friend: Lonnie Morris of Dayton, Tennessee.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, November 20, 2020 at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood from 1 until 2 p.m. eastern. Graveside service will follow directly after at Oak Grove Cemetery.