Richard A. “Moe” Day, 57, of Norwalk, was called home to his Lord Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center after a lengthy courageous battle.
He was born Aug. 16, 1955, in Norwalk. He was a 1974 graduate of Western Reserve High School. He worked many years at Youngstown Miller Corp., Faulhaber, Lake Erie Railcare and Don Mowry.
He enjoyed Intramural men’s basketball, softball and bowling, Cleveland Indians and Cavs, Ohio State, NASCAR, fishing and camping. He was a former umpire for boy’s baseball, enjoyed computer games and Facebook. He was a strong steadfast man with a gentle soul.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Patience (Storrow) Day; stepchildren, James Barber, of Wellington, Ohio, and Matt (Megan) Barber, of Springfield, Ohio; grandson, Eli Barber; siblings, Ronald (Pam) Day, Joe (Laurie) Day and Louise Shupe; nieces, nephews and numerous other family members,
He was preceded in death by his mother, Carrie (Lease) Shupe; sisters, Bev and Doris; nephews; and faithful loving companion, Beauty.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, until a service at 1:30 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. James Westerman will officiate. Private interment will be at Olena Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The family wishes to thank all of the nurses at the Cancer Center, CCF, FTMC, Firelands Rehab, Stein Hospice, Kindred, emergency workers and North Fairfield Fireman.
Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.