Patsy Alice Day Richards, 62, of Shelbyville, died December 31.
Faith and family were of utmost importance to her.
Born in Whitesburg, she moved to Louisville at 15 years of age and became a resident of Shelbyville two years ago. She was a secretary and bookkeeper for Richards Roofing and Sheetmetal for 25 years, worked for the Louisville Metro Police Department for 16 years and worked one year for the school system in Jackson. She worked at Toyota for just shy of five years with a great group of people that she called her work family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bertus and Viola Adams Day; brothers, Raleigh Day, Billy Joe Day, Ralph Day, and H.L. Day; sisters, Barbara Albert, Dorothy Seals, and Sarah Bell France; her nephews, Steven Seals, Scott Seals, Ralph Day Jr., and Frankie Jenkins; and special son Daniel Smith .
She is survived by her daughters, Brandie Mour, April Cerra and husband Jason, and Amanda Richards; her bonus daughter, Andrea Tuddle Plummer; her grandchildren, Anthony and Isaiah Hiben, Lillie Mour, and Tavian and Thyme Drake; her ex-husband after 30 years Mark Richards and wife Allison; her brothers, Jimmy Day and wife Wanda, David Day and wife Gaye, and Lonzo Day and wife Mary; a sister Susan Clair and husband Cecil; and her close friend of almost 40 years, Betty Johnson.
Services were held January 6 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals, and Receptions, East Louisville Chapel.