Daniel Elisha Day

January 6, 1986 - November 13, 2023

01/06/1986 - 11/13/2023

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Funeral Service
Saturday November 25, 2023
2:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service - Letchworth Chapel
101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Daniel Elisha Day, age 37, of Scotland Neck, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023.

He was born on January 6, 1986 to Douglas and Marian Baltimore “Day” in Jeffersonville, GA. Daniel joined the Army in 2005 and was deployed to Iraq on two separated occasions, serving a total of two years. He was also deployed to Kuwait and Korea. Daniel loved his kids greatly, as they were the center of his universe. He loved home schooling his kids and teaching them about God. Daniel loved a challenge when it came to figuring out how something works and felt that knowledge was power. His creative nature enriched the lives of his loved ones, infusing their family time with joyous moments. Above all, Daniel held strong to his faith, which cultivated a loving and compassionate home for his wife and children.

Daniel is survived by his wife, Tatum Day; his daughter, Danielle Day of Scotland Neck; his sons, Jordan Day of Scotland Neck and Luca-Riley Day of Twentynine Palms, CA; his mother, Marian Baltimore, his father, Douglas Day, Sr., and his stepfather Eugene Baltimore all of Jeffersonville, GA; his sister, Christina Crego of Port Richey, FL; and his brother, Douglas Day, Jr. of Jeffersonville, GA.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Letchworth Chapel in Scotland Neck, with Pastor Louis Smith officiating.

Daniel served our country with great honor.  It’s time for us to give back to his wife and children.  They need our prayers and our help financially.  Donations may be made online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Letchworth Chapel in Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the Day family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.

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Brenda & Chuck Gardner
5 months ago

Our heart breaks for Tatum & Daniel’s children and family. Daniel was a great guy and did everything he could to provide for his family. Most of all he loved them with every ounce of his soul. Daniel you are a peace now, no more pain no more suffering. We thank you so much for. Your service, you will be deeply missed.

Derrek McFarlin
5 months ago

Sincere condolences to the Day family from the former soldiers of E-Troop 108 Calvary Georgia National Guard…

Derrek McFarlin
5 months ago

Served with Daniel in Iraq 2005-2006. Great guy… May God bless your family during this difficult time… SGT Derrek McFarlin Palmetto, Georgia

Lindi Adams
5 months ago

Doug, Shirley & family ~ Praying for peace that passes all understanding and comfort that only God can give.
I love you,

Ashley & Jason Young
5 months ago

“Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.”