Kenneth L. Day, age 90, of Brookdale Fox Run, Fairborn, Ohio passed away at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday on June 19, 2018. Born on March 18, 1928 in Middletown, Ohio, Ken was a son of the late Frank and Julia (Grant) Day. He married Virginia “Jenny” Jackson on December 16, 1950 and she preceded him in death on March 2, 2016. Together they raised three children who survive along with their spouses: Todd (Rachel) Day of Millersburg, OH; Leslie (Kevin Ware) Day of Merced, CA, and Julie (Loren) Raymond of Tipp City, OH. Ken enjoyed spending time with his family and he was a loving grandfather to 6 grandchildren: Emily Day of Columbus, Blake Day of Millersburg, Adrian (Jason) Murchison of Sacramento, CA, Aaron (Amy) Day of Rockland, CA, Kenny and Garrett Raymond of Tipp City; and two great grandchildren, Kenneth and Nathan Day of Rockland, CA. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by an infant son, and two brothers, Edward and David Day. Ken was a 1946 graduate of Lemon-Monroe High School, Monroe, OH and attended the University of Louisville where he was a three-year football letterman. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII. He was a member of The Byron Church in Fairborn. Ken retired in 1980 from the Ohio State Highway Patrol after 28 years of service. He was a member of the New Lisbon Chapter 65 Free and Accepted Masons and the Fraternal Order of Police. His love of people led to his volunteer work with Meals on Wheels in Champaign County. His family would like to extend their thanks to Brookdale Fox Run and Brookdale Hospice for the excellent care he received. Graveside funeral services will be held in Byron Cemetery, Fairborn, OH at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 31 W. Whipp Road, Dayton, Ohio 45459. Suber-Shively Funeral Home, Fletcher, Ohio is serving the family. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley Chapter
31 W. Whipp Road, Dayton OH 45459