Jack Weldon Day

Published 11:33 am Monday, November 22, 2021

Funeral service for Jack Weldon Day will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Clear Branch Baptist Church, in Wesson, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

Mr. Day, 84, of Brookhaven, passed away November 20, 2021. He was born in Kopperl, Texas, February 8, 1937, to James Lafayette Day and Erna Faye Johnson Day. He was a Land Surveyor and owner of his own business. His favorite pastime was restoring antique cars and soaring the skies as pilot of his airplane. He enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys football team play but his passion was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was the love of Mrs. Carolyn’s life and a faithful father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Brittany Day Gill; sister, Dorothy Newsome; brothers, S.L. Day and Don Day.

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Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, of 56 years, Carolyn Diamond Day; son, Jackie Day and wife, Kathy; brothers, Barry Day and Brady Kellum and wife, Gloria; sisters, Margaret Opella and husband, Ray, Keta Dancer, Gloria Davis and husband, Bobby, Kay Day, Vicki Bubeck and husband, Bill; two grandchildren, Jessica Morris and husband, Devin and Elizabeth Smith; and five great-grandchildren, Kaylee Anding, Madison Anding, Riley Touchstone, Gunner Gill, and Ryder Touchstone. He is also survived by brothers-in-law, Jimmy Diamond and wife, Sandra, and Ronnie Diamond and wife, Dorris; as well as other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.