Richard L. "Sonny" Day, 93, of Mountain View Road, Muncy, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at his home.
Born September 9, 1925 in Turbotville, he was the son of the late John H. and Beulah Ann (Rupert) Day. On March 10, 1944 he married the former Oda M. Sager and they celebrated 57 years of marriage until her death on January 23, 2002.
He was a dairy and crop farmer all his life.
He had served with the US Army during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #268 of Muncy and the Muncy VFW Post.
He was a former member and former elder of Trinity United Church of Christ, Strawberry Ridge and had served on the cemetery committee of Strawberry Ridge Cemetery. Currently he was a member of Huntersville United Methodist Church.
Sonny was a past-president of the Senior Citizens of Huntersville and former member of the Keystone Sportsman's Club.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, bowling, watching western movies, and word search puzzles.
Surviving are four children: Richard J. Day and his wife Karen of Muncy; Linda A. Ritter and her husband Raymond of Danville; Carol B. Edwards Morgan and her husband Robert of Muncy; and Cathy J. Blain of Danville; 10 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren, 3 step-great-grandchildren; two brothers: Charlie Day and his wife Shirley of York Haven, PA and Gene Day of Lakeland, FL; and son-in-law, Phillip Trapane of Bloomsburg, and a former son-in-law, Lew Blain of Danville.
Preceding him in death besides his wife was a daughter, Ruth O. Trapane, eight brothers and seven sisters.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 10 to 11:00 AM at Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway Street, Turbotville where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Robert "Bob" Dunkelberger, pastor of Muncy Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial with full military honors accorded by the Muncy American Legion will follow in Strawberry Ridge Cemetery, Strawberry Ridge, PA.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to either Susquehanna Hospice of UPMC at 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701 or to Wounded Warriors at support.woundedwarriorproject.org.