Richard M Day


Richard M. Day, better known to friends as Dick, passed away in Tucson, AZ, on October 1, 2018.
He was born to Charles and Dorothy Day in Gas City, IN, on June 30, 1938.
He spent the better half of his life living in Batesville, IN, working for the Batesville Casket Company and raising his family.
Upon retirement, he split his time between New Bern, NC, and Tucson, AZ.
His unwavering love for his family will be remembered and felt forever. His smile, laugh and endless story telling will be missed, but not forgotten.
Survivors include his son, Richard Timmerman Day (Lisa) of New Bern, NC; daughter Jennifer Day Johnson (TJ) of Tucson, AZ; two sisters: Lois Drollinger of Kansas City, MO, Stephanie Voglund of Phoenix, AZ; five grandchildren: Catie Day Coggins (Sean) of Virginia Beach, VA, Richard Alex Johnson (Carolyn) of Charlotte, NC, Emily Sue Johnson of Charlotte, NC, Cassie Burris (Andrew) of Huntersville, NC, Madalyn Sue Day of Concord, NC; stepgrandson MJ Miller of New Bern, NC; and one great-granddaughter: Elena Coggins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Charles Randel.
Services and burial of ashes in Gas City will be determined at a later date.
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Published on October 8, 2018
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