Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home

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Eugene Day

June 20, 1953April 23, 2020

Eugene Day, age 66, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care.

He was born June 20, 1953 and was the son of the late Homer and Rosa Edwards Day. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved photography.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 21 years, Marsha Day; brother, Leon Day; sister, Mary Ann Fox.

Eugene is survived by his sons, Jason Day and wife Courtney, Lee Strange and wife Jillian; daughters, Diana Padgett and husband John, Mary Moore and husband Wayne; brothers, James Day and wife Wilma, LeeRoy Day; sister, Brenda Justus and husband Gary; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care at 526 Pine Mountain Rd Hudson, NC 28638.

Condolences may be left at www.willis-reynoldsfuneralhome.com The Day Family is under the care of Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home.


  • Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care


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Brandon Fox

April 24, 2020

This is my Uncle gen walking Melissa down the aisle when we got married he will b so missed love u uncle gen

Sharon Rudisill

April 23, 2020

I couldn't have asked for better friends than Gene and Marsha. They were more than my friends, they were dad and mom. I will miss them both dearly, but know we will meet again. Fly high with the angels 🌹♥️🌹


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