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Fred Day

August 6, 1945 — April 15, 2023

Cherryville

 

Fred Coleman Day, age 77 of Cherryville, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Caromont Regional Medical Center.  He was born August 6, 1945, in Lincoln County to the late Fred Columbus and Velma Greene Day.  Fred enjoyed golfing and racing.  He was a member of the Traditional New Year’s Shooters and formerly employed with Tindol Ford of Gastonia.  He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and the SOS Shaggers.  Fred had an incredible memory and was sometimes referred to as a “Walking History Book.”  If you needed to know anything, you could always just call Fred.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Day Hayes.

 

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Stacie Day; granddaughters, Maggie and Ila Day; nephews and niece and their families, Jeff Hayes and Alison (A.J. Hayes and Ben Hayes), Coleman Hayes and Kathy Morelock, and Ashley Hayes Goodson and Kevin (Addison Goodson); and stepson and wife, Dink and Stephanie Black.

 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at 3:00 PM at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Witherspoon officiating.  Burial will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery. 

 

The family will receive friends Monday, April 17, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services and at other times at the home of Jason and Stacie Day.

 

Memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church, Sanctuary Fund, 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd Cherryville, NC 28021.

 

Condolences may be made to www.carpenterporter.com

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, April 17, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services

1100 E Main St, Cherryville, NC 28021

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery

310 W Church St, Cherryville, NC 28021

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