Vernon Day

Vernon "Bunk" Day

Thursday, December 8th, 1938 - Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Fruithurst - Vernon "Bunk" Day, 80, died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chester Pesnell, Rev. David Ginn, and Rev. Ronnie Day officiating. Burial will follow in Upper Cane Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include:
Wife - Freeda Ann Day, Fruithurst, AL
Daughter - Pamela Christine Day, Fruithurst, AL
Son - Joseph L. Day, Fruithurst, AL
Son - Barry Wayne(Zella) Day, Fruithurst, AL
Sister - Margaret Williams, Heflin, AL
Sister - Maylene Ruth"Boots" Robinson, Muscadine, AL
Sister - Helen Day, Fruithurst, AL
Brother - Ronnie"Bud" Day, Fruithurst, AL
Brother - Robert Day, Muscadine, AL
Grandchildren - Brent Andrew(Sylvia) Day
Grandchild - Auburn Leigh Day
Grandchild - Samuel Ryan Day
Grandchild - Braxton Seth Day
Great Grandchildren - Austin & Kaden Rakestraw
Many nieces and nephews
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Vernon was a lifelong resident of Fruithurst and a member of Muscadine Baptist Church.He retired from Chicago Bridge and Iron Co, Vernon was married to his wife Freeda for 58 years. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and gardening. Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, J.C. and Viola Day, son, Samuel Carl Day, sisters, Hazel "Bunny" Riche, Irene Towers, and brother, Claude "Toby" Day.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be to:
Muscadine Baptist Church
21394 CR 49
Muscadine, AL 36269

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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, October 25th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dryden Funeral Home
    1467 Almon St.
    Heflin, AL 36264
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 26th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, October 26th, 2019 11:00am
    Dryden Funeral Home Chapel
    1467 Almon St.
    Heflin, AL 36264
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Chester Pesnell
    Rev. David Ginn
    Rev. Ronnie Day
  • Interment

    Upper Cane Creek Cemetery
    661 County Road 65
    Fruithurst, AL 36262
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