He was a long time resident of Aurora, Ill. and the surrounding areas until he moved to Tennessee in 1995.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Grace E.; father, William L. Day; brothers: Raymond, Charles, William M., Paul and Roy; and one sister, Luella.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Hughes) Day; his sons: Jason L. and Joseph A. Day; sister, Mary B.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces and their children and grandchildren.
A memorial service and gathering is planned for Sunday, June 15, 2014, at 4 p.m. at Tinsley Park in Cleveland.
You are encouraged to share a memory or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com. All cards, notes, gifts or letters may be addressed to his widow, Phyllis Day, 8147 Candies Creek Ridge Road No. 35, Charleston, TN 37310.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Day family with his arrangements.