John was born February 22, 1935 in Strawn, Texas to Herman and Virginia Leyton. He married Reymunda Luna on November 9, 1957 in Crosbyton, Texas. They made their home in Altus and spent 55 wonderful years together.
John worked on the farm with several local farmers including Charles Abernathy, Boyd and Glenn Stout, Harlan Tabb, Wayne Winsett, and the Mock Brothers before illness made him retire.
He is survived by the love of his life for 55 years, Reymunda Leyton. From this union, three children survive, Virginia Goskey and husband Greg of Altus, Linda Leyton and husband Bobby of Mineral Wells, TX and John L. Leyton and wife Sheila of Altus, OK; five grandsons, Carlos Ruiz Jr. and wife Stephanie of Cheyenne, WY, Jonathan Rey Leyton and Dolores of Mineral Wells, TX, John Rey Leyton and wife Amanda of Altus, OK, David Leyton of Altus and Mario Ruiz and wife Ashley of Oklahoma City, OK; three great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Nikolas Ruiz of Cheyenne, WY and Corina Rey Leyton of Mineral Wells, TX. John is also survived by two brothers, Terry Leyton and wife Dora of Muskegon, MI and Robert Leyton of Altus; three sisters, Aurora Chavira of Mineral Wells, TX, Helen Gonzales and husband Bob of Muskegon, MI, and Julia Hernandez and husband Esequil of Grand Prairie, TX; and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.
1100 East Tamarack Road
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
1500 Falcon Rd.
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