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October 28, 1946 ~ September 10, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Boyd Day, 76 years old, of the Short Creek community, passed from this life September 10, 2023, at Baptist Health Hardin Hospital, Elizabethtown, KY.
Mr. Day, a Christian, was a life-long member of the Short Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as a ruling elder 43 years; church treasurer 25 years; and Sunday School teacher for many years. Besides his local church, Mr. Day served on various boards and committees of the Cumberland Presbytery and on the denomination’s board of finance.
For 30 years he taught high school mathematics and computer science in the Grayson County School District. He was active in GCEA and represented the district at KEA for a number of years.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rebecca of Short Creek; 2 sons, Richard (Darla) Harrison of Hodgenville, and Aaron (Jill) Day of McDaniels; a daughter Alexandra (J.D.) Majors of Leitchfield. Also surviving are 2 brothers, Bill (Connie) Day of Leitchfield and Ben Day of Short Creek; a sister, Bonnie Langley of Short Creek. Five surviving grandchildren are Rylee Harrison, Melia Day, Hayden Harrison, Wyatt Clemons, Gavin Clemons, and yet to be born, Mia Majors.
Mr. Day was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Imogene Bradshaw Day; a sister, Beverly Thomas, and a brother, Barry Day.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Friday at the Short Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Hollow Church Road, with Rev. Billy Carter, Rev. Jeff McMichael and Bro. Richard Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in the Duff Community Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 PM, Thursday and after 10 AM, Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Gideon's International.
Watkins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.