Bearl Denton Day

Bearl Denton Day, 92, of Republic, passed away in his home Feb. 21, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 28, 1928 to Marion and Maude (Looney) Day in Greene County.
Day attended school in Republic. He worked as a crew leader for MODOT for more than 30 years, until his retirement. He married Maxine Conn on Oct. 28, 1946 and this union was blessed with three sons, Rick, Danny and Larry. He and Maxine were married 16 years until her passing in 1962. On Nov. 23,1963 he married Mary Ann Hessee. They added to their family when a daughter, Kimberli was born, joining her three older brothers.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Ann; sons, Danny (Donna) Day, and Larry (Gail) Day; daughter, Kim (Greg) Cole; daughter-in-law, Cindy Day; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a brother, Leo Day as well as nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. Day was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Benton and Kenneth; sister, Emogene McDaniel and his oldest son Rick.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church (305 N Main Ave, Republic, Mo 65738).
A visitation was scheduled Feb. 25, 2021 at First Baptist Church, Republic. Funeral services followed. Day was laid to rest in Wade Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home.


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