Ellijay, GA - William "Bill" Carl Day Sr., 63, of the Big Creek Community, passed at the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper, Georgia, in the early morning of Friday, February 8, 2013. A member of the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay, Georgia. Bill was born on October 6, 1949, to his late father, Marvin Martin Day Sr. and his surviving mother, Willie Henrietta Harris Day, in Anniston. He was an honorably discharged U.S. Army veteran, a graduate of Anniston High School Class of 1967, and Jacksonville State University Class of 1972. He was employed by Telaid Communications, as a project engineer in the telecommunications field. Donations may be made to the South Carolina Inn, P.O. Box 670, Montreat, North Carolina, 28757, in memory of Mr. Day. Mr. Day is survived by his loving wife, Jan W. Day, of the home in Ellijay, Georgia; daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Brandon Johnson, of Charlotte, North Carolina; son William Carl Day, Jr., of Ellijay, Georgia; grandchildren, James, Caroline, and Kathryn Day, and Harper Johnson; mother, Willie Henrietta Day, of Huntsville; sisters, Henrietta Day Wooten and Lillian Day Jeffers, both of Huntsville, and Susan Day Humphreys, of New Hope; brothers, Marvin Day Jr., of Fort Worth, Texas, and Harris Day, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013, with the Rev. Allan Tarr and Rev. Barbara Kalehoff-Hicks officating. The family will fellowship with friends immediately after the service. You can always send the families of Logan Funeral Home and Chapel a condolence at www.loganfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 15, 2013