|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1913|
|Death: ||Aug. 29, 1984|
Willard Callaway Clyde DAY, was the son of Francis Marion DAY (b.MO) and Katherine (Catherine?) Mahalia (Hayes) DAY (b.AR).
He was the youngest of their several children.
He married Helen I. CHAMBERS, May 1, 1937, in Beggs, OK. In the 1940 census, they were living in Red Fork, OK, with a daughter, Shirley.
He was an ordained Free Will Baptist minister, who pastored in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. He became the first FWB Promotional Secretary in the state of Arkansas. He was also a member of the Foreign Missions Board of the National Ass'n of FWB, in the early 50s.
He was elected moderator and served the Oklahoma State Ass'n of Free Will Baptists in the 1950's.
He was recognized as a strong, Biblical teacher and taught from printed lessons on Biblical subjects he sent out to his radio listeners, and from which he also taught in church schools. Some tapes of these lectures are in private possesion.
He was awarded a D.D. degree and was known among his brethren as Dr. Willard C. Day.
He died of cancer and attendant problems in Ft. Smith, AR, loved and lamented by family and friends alike.
Ocker Funeral Home, Van Buren, AR. was in charge of his service.
Helen Irene Day (1917 - 2002)
Created by: L Bruns
Record added: Aug 18, 2009
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Thank you for all you were and all you did. With love and respect. Rest in peace <3|
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An able preacher, pastor and teacher.Rest in peace.|
Added: Sep. 25, 2010