April 12, 1944 - February 9, 2018
Michael E. “Mike” Day, 73, of New Castle, passed away early Friday morning, February 9, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. He was born April 12, 1944 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, a son of the late Milford “Mid” Earl Day and Elizabeth (Rose) Day. Mike was a 1962 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler High School in New Castle. He served a four-year apprenticeship as an Electrician with the I.B.E.W. Mike retired from Grede Foundries. He and his wife, Sally, owned and operated Day by Day Frame Express - Custom Fit Framing for 17 years in New Castle. Mike enjoyed fishing, riding his Harley, power lifting - where he won numerous awards in Raw Bench Press. Mike loved the outdoors and especially his water gardens. He was a devoted Christian and loved his family, especially spending time with his children and grandchildren. Those left to cherish Mike’s memory include his wife of 43 years, Sally (Porter) Day; three children, Michael (wife: Machelle) Day of Greenfield, Timothy (wife: Saundra) Day of Byrdstown, TN, and Wendy (husband: Cliff) Decker of Westfield; grandchildren, Blake Day, Ty (wife: Kristin) Day, Kyle Day, Caleb Day, Marissa Holmes, Michael Holmes, Austin Decker and Alexis Decker; step-grandchildren, Ashlee (husband: Steven) Barnell of Muncie and Caleb (wife: Alicia) Newton of Farmland; a great-granddaughter, Ryan Day; four step-great-grandchildren, Emerie Phelps, Auren and Raiden Barnell and Avery Newton and several nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his first wife, Georgann (Brown) Day; three grandsons, Cody Day, Jared Day and Allen Decker and a sister, Sherry Rozelle. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Becker officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Summit Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 - 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Cancer Society. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Michael E. “Mike” Day.
Michael E. “Mike” Day, 73, of New Castle, passed away early Friday morning, February 9, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. He was born April 12, 1944 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, a son of the late Milford “Mid”... View Obituary & Service Information
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