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Marvin Martin Day, Jr.

February 4, 1937 - August 8, 2019

Marvin Martin Day, Jr., 82, died peacefully on August 8, 2019 from complications associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Funeral service: A family funeral service will be held in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Marvin was born in Bentonia, Mississippi, February 4, 1937. He graduated from Aniston High in 1955; then served in…read more

Marvin Martin Day, Jr., 82, died peacefully on August 8, 2019 from complications associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Funeral service: A family funeral service will be held in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Marvin was born in Bentonia, Mississippi, February 4, 1937. He graduated from Aniston High in 1955; then served in the U.S. Navy as a medical Corpsman. After leaving the Navy and marrying he completed his education at Auburn University. In 1966 he became an employee with General Dynamics and retired in 1994. Marvin was an avid gardener, cook, and devoted husband. He had a quick sense of humor that was accompanied with a dry wit. He proudly supported his wife of 53 years, in her teaching career. Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Louise P. Day; his parents, Marvin and Henrietta Day; and brother, Bill Day.
Survivors: Marvin is survived by two sons, Marty Day of Fort Worth and Phillip Day of Black Mountain, NC and wife, Helen Burrell; two granddaughters, Sophie and Eila Day; four siblings, Harris Day and wife, Linda, Henrietta Wooten and husband, Willie, Lillian Jeffers, Susan Humphreys, and husband, Loran; sisters-in-law, Jan Day, Ginger Bell and husband French; brother-in-law Charlie Houser and wife Sally-Jo; as well as a large and loving extended family.

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Yazoo City, Mississippi

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Yazoo,, Mississippi

A family funeral service.


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