Richard Day

Richard Day

Friday, February 9th, 1951 Friday, May 24th, 2019

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Obituary for Richard Donald Day

Services for Richard D. Day, 68, of Mentor, will be at 10 AM on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby. The Rev. Larry A. Pozza of ShadeTree Community Church will officiate at the service.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the funeral home.

Mr. Day passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at Heartland of Mentor.

Born February 9, 1951 in Willoughby, he was a lifelong Lake County resident.

He was president of the local PERI Chapter and an active donor to Playhouse Square in Cleveland. He was also an avid Cleveland sports fan.

Mr. Day was employed as the administrator of Child Support Services for the Lake County Department of Human Services, retiring after 28 years of service.

Survivors are his son, Michael (Lynn) Day; brothers, Larry (Pat) Day and Kirk (Lynn) Day; nephew, Kenny and niece, Kristen. He also leaves his former wife, Kathy Kron.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Theron and June (Hotchkiss) Day.

Final resting place will be in Mentor Cemetery, following the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to the Playhouse Square Foundation, 1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44115 or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 4700 Rockside Road, Suite 425, Independence, OH 44131.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
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    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
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    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
    Rev. Larry A. Pozza
  • Interment

    Mentor Cemetery
    6881 Hopkins Road
    Mentor, Ohio
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Ken Sutherland

Rick was a very generous and giving person. He was a good friend and a great leader. I will miss him greatly, he was an inspiration to me and our PERI group.
Comment | Posted at 10:13am via Condolence

Becky Fox

Our deepest condolences in the passing of Rick. May God Bless & Comfort each of you in the coming days. Rick was a great friend & co-worker and he will be missed by all who knew & loved him. Rest in Peace my Friend.
Herbie & Becky Fox
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Alesha Skoczen

We are very sorry for your loss. We have fond memories of Rick and his jokes. We wish you peace at this difficult time and we are sending love and light.
-The Skoczen Family
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The Skoczen Family

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” -unknown
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Sandi Calhoun

My deepest sympathies on Rick's passing. He was a dear friend that has a special place in my heart. I am so glad we kept in touch after he retired. Fond memories. Praying for peace and comfort for you all in the days ahead.
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