Elroy Day was born June 28, 1950 in Covington and departed this life Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his residence, being 68 years of age. He was the son of the late William “Willie” & Lola (Gumm) Day. Elroy is survived by four children, Tiffany McWhorter (and her companion Brandon McQueen), Elroy Day Jr., Mackenzie Day and Carmon Day; step daughter, Holly (Joshua) Cunigan and by three sisters, Wilma Jean (Roy Gene) Melton, Gracie Loretta (Melvin) Bray and Darlene Byrd. He was blessed with eight grandchildren, Amanda (Daniel Collins) Hill, Justin Hill, Jason (Jennifer) Hill, Jessica McWhorter, Jasmine McWhorter, Shyann McQueen, Skyler McQueen and Alexis Cunigan and two great grandchildren, Dustin Collins and Derek Collins. In addition to his parents, Elroy was also preceded in death by three children, Jerry Allen Day, Joni Marie Hill and James Willis Day and by a brother, Royce Day.
Funeral service 3:00 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Lakes Funeral Home #2, Bradshaw Chapel with Bro. Willard McQueen and Bro. Donnie Mathis officiating. Burial to follow in the Wilson Cemetery in Clay County. Pallbearers: Brandon McQueen, Daniel Allen, Willard McQueen Jr., Shawn Harris, Anthony Moore, Elroy Day Jr., Carmon Day, Joshua Cunigan, Jerry Bowman & Charles Wilson. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com