Raymond Day, 87, of Richmond, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in St. Joseph East hospital, Lexington.
He was born Aug. 22, 1925, in Madison County, to James Samuel and Florence Ballard Day, both of whom preceded him in death.
He was a retired tool maker for IBM in Lexington and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWII. Mr. Day was a life member of the Marine Corps League, a member of the Lancaster Road Church of God and an avid University of Kentucky sports fan.
He is survived by: his loving wife, Ruby Rae Bowlin Day of Richmond; two sons, Raymond Michael Day (Ruth) of Burfordville, Mo., and David Allen Day (Mary) of Richmond; two daughters, Teresa Ann Brady (Don) of Berea and Connie Lee Glave (Ray) of Winchester; one brother, Louis Day of Nicholasville.
He also leaves: nine grandchildren, Shaun Day, Jesse Day, Don Brady, Sherry Boggs, Marshall Day, Michael Day, Megan Day, Scott Brady, and Jeff Brady; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several sisters and brothers, including Pearl Thacker, James Day and Jake Day.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Pastors Butch Payne and Greg Lakes officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery with military honors by the Marine Corps League. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com