CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Roger Stanley Day, 66, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the W.G Hefner VA Hospice House, Salisbury, N.C. He was born June 15, 1947, in Eastbrook, the son of Catherine Ashe Day Bragdon and the late Raymond Day.
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He was predeceased by in-laws, Kenneth and Phyllis Jordan; and stepfather, Ken Bragdon.
Roger was a graduate of Ellsworth High School and Northern Maine Vocational Technical Institute in Presque Isle. He worked as a building contractor and was owner/ operator of Austin Furniture in Ellsworth. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and an avid golfer who could always be found hunting for balls at Bar Harbor Golf Course. Roger was a member of United Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memories are wife, Debra Jordan Day of Charlotte, N.C.; son, Ryan and his wife, Jennifer; twin granddaughters, Eryn Elizabeth and Jordan Cate Day, who were the pride and joy of his life all of Charlotte, N.C.; mother, Catherine Day Bragdon of Ellsworth; sisters, Linda Buzzell and husband, Wayne, of Ellsworth and Juanita Workman and husband, Larry, of Searsport; brother-in-law, Kenneth Jordan and wife, Brenda, of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life 4-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Bar Harbor Golf Course, Trenton.
Memorial donation may be made to Ellsworth High School Golf Team, 299 State St., Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Day family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.
Lyerly Funeral Home
515 S. Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in BDN Maine on Sept. 12, 2013