Funeral services for Donald Day, 83, will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville with Pastors Roger Johnson & Byron Boykin officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery near Marion, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Mr. Day, a retired pipe liner & mechanic with International Union Operator Engineer Local 302, went to his heavenly home January 28, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of Union Parish and a member of First Baptist Church in Marion.
Preceding him in death were his parents: Charles Robert & Stella Craven Day; 1 brother Roy Glendon Day; 4 sisters: Audrey Bennett, Ruth Ward, Najarta Williams and Robbie Graves; 2 sons: Richard Scott Day & Jimmy Glenn Day; and 2 grandsons: Robbie Day & Jordan Day.
Left to cherish his memory are 5 sons: Donnie Day & wife, Beverly of Endicott, NE, Roger Day & wife, Charlotte of Monroe, LA, Jerry Day of Jonesborough, TN., Jeff Day and Kevin Day of Boaz, AL.; 2 daughters: Brenda Rosson & husband, Jimmy of Farmerville, LA, Sandy Harris & Ken Miller of Hebert, LA; 1 daughter-in-law, Paula Day of Poplar Bluff, MO.; 1 niece, Freddie Telles; 1 nephew, Larry Graves both of Ruston, LA; 22 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons: Shannon Rosson, Benji Rosson, Chad Day , Joseph Reeves, Christopher Day and Daniel Day.
Visitation is 5:00-8:00pm Friday at Farrar Funeral Home.