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Thomas R. Day
February 16, 1942 - February 28, 1942
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Memorial services for Thomas R. Day, 71, of Kilgore will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Danville United Methodist Church in Kilgore with the Reverends Jerry turner and Ralph Rudy officiating. Mr. Day met his Lord on Thursday, February 28, 2013 in his home after a bravely fought battle with cancer, with his loving family and friends by his side.


Mr. Day was born February 16, 1942, in Detroit, Michigan to loving parents Ralph and Margaret Day. He attended public schools in Detroit, and graduated from Frank Cody High School on January 31, 1961. He entered the United States Army in 1962, and served his country until 1965. He attended trade school in Detroit and worked as a Machinist for many years. He moved to Texas in 1981 where he met his wife JoJo, they were married on November 26, 1982. He was employed in the oilfield and construction industries. He was an active member of Danville United Methodist Church in Kilgore.


Mr. Dayís memory will be forever cherished by his wife of 30 years, JoJo, of Kilgore, his father and stepmother, Ralph and Patricia Day of New Port Richey, Florida, Two sons, Tony Day of Columbus, Michigan, and Chris Day of Dearborn Heights Michigan, and 6 grandchildren. He will also be lovingly remembered by a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving family and friends.

Mr. Day was Preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Day, and his brother Bill Day.


A special Thank You is offered to the numerous family members who stood steadfastly by his side and filled his last days with comfort and love. The family also wishes to thank the staff of Heartís Way Hospice and his in-home caregivers, Nurse Melinda and aide Felice, for their excellent care during our time of need.


Thomas R. Day
February 16, 1942 - February 28, 1942
Service Schedule
Memorial Service
Danville United Methodist Church
2187 Danville Road
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, March 23, 2013
12:00 p.m.
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