Charles Day

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XENIA — Charles A. Day, 92, of Xenia, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton. He was born March 8, 1922, in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Albert L. and Marie Clifton Day. He was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church, Xenia, was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during World War II in the Pacific Theater, receiving the Purple Heart while in action on Iwo Jima. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, #147, F. & A. M., Dayton, and retired from General Motors in 1987. He is survived by his wife, Betty (Himes) Day, whom he married, August 15, 1958, a daughter and son-in-law, Linda (Steve) Hurley, Xenia, three grandchildren, Lynnette (Alfred) Day, Cherie (Scot) Hiller, and Douglas (Heather) Hurley, eight great-grandchildren, by several nieces and nephews, and by many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and by five brothers. Charles will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Services will be held at 10am Tuesday, May 13, at the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 195 W. Third St., Xenia, with Rev. Tom Hite officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Monday at Neeld Funeral Home, 1276 N. Detroit St., Xenia. Burial will be in Valley View Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 195 W. Third St., Xenia, OH, 45385, or to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH, 45420, in his memory. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Published in Xenia Daily Gazette from May 10 to May 11, 2014
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