Kelly Eugene Day
January 29, 1924 - October 23, 2011
Kelly Eugene Day passed away Oct. 23, 2011. He was born Jan. 29, 1924 in Hindman, Ky. to Kelly Day and Katherine Ritchie.
The Day family moved to Arizona when Kelly and his two brothers were young children. He attended Phoenix schools until he enlisted in the United States Air Corps in World War II. Later he was employed by the Veterans Administration in Kentucky and California.
After earning his advanced degree at Arizona State University, he taught high school drafting in Carlsbad and Oceanside, Calif. for 19 years.
Mr. Day and his wife Shirley have been retired in Payson for 24 years. He enjoyed the rural life and being a good friend and neighbor.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; and daughter, Patricia Way of San Diego, Calif.
“Kelly will be greatly missed by his family and many friends for his wonderful wit and wisdom,” writes his family.
No services are planned at this time.