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John Elwood Day succumbs at 85

John Elwood Day, 85, of Cowan, died March 31 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

He was a son of the late John L. and Violet Jones Day, and was a brother of the late Clyde Joseph Day, Fred Day, Katy Lou Day, and Raven Grace Pallozo.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Violet Day; four brothers, Douglas Keith Day and wife Jean, Columbus, Ind.; Richard David Day and wife Karen, Portsmouth, Va.; Pryor Day and wife Maria Shipp, Holland, Tex.; and Thomas R. Day and wife Jeri, Nashville, Ind.; and a sister, Serena Ester Smith and husband Charlie, Columbus, Ind.

Funeral services were held April 5 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Miles Cemetery at Cowan.

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