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Donald E Day

February 5, 1933 - April 3, 2017

MUNCIE- Donald E. Day, 84, passed away Monday evening, April 3, 2017 at his residence.
He was born in Muncie on February 5, 1933, the son of James Henry and Hilda Marie (Lutz) Day.
Donald graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1951. He married Margaret Amos on November 23, 1957 in Muncie. Donald worked for…READ MORE

MUNCIE- Donald E. Day, 84, passed away Monday evening, April 3, 2017 at his residence.
He was born in Muncie on February 5, 1933, the son of James Henry and Hilda Marie (Lutz) Day.
Donald graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1951. He married Margaret Amos on November 23, 1957 in Muncie. Donald worked forty-one years as a gear inspector at Warner Gear until retiring.
Donald was an avid Muncie Central Bearcat fan. He loved watching the boys’ basketball games and practices. He was the only person allowed to watch the closed boy’s Bearcat basketball practices and he made sure to be there every day for several years. Donald was a member of the Warner-Gear Sympathy Club, along with the Bearcats he loved the Cincinnati Reds, he also enjoyed horse racing, and bowling.
Survivors include his three daughters, Melisa Adrian (husband, Dr. Dwayne), Myra Wilson (husband, Allen), and Marlo Day; four grandchildren, Christina Hill (husband, Shea), Kristin Barnes (husband, Greg), Debbi Collins (husband, Garrett), and Summer Matthews; great-grandchildren, Addison Barnes, Samantha Collins, Dallis Collins, and one great-grandson on the way; sister-in-law’s, Charlotte Buffenbarger and Tira Amos; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Margaret Amos Day, two brothers, Robert Day and Carl Day.
Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to Save The Fieldhouse C/O The Community Foundation of Muncie/ Delaware County, 201 E. Jackson St., Muncie, IN 47305 or I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital Foundation, 2401 W. University Ave. Muncie, IN 47303.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Elm Ridge Cemetery

Address:

4600 W. Kilgore Avenue
Muncie, IN 47304


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