Obituaries » Robert G. Day
June 14, 1930 - January 7, 2019
Robert Gene Day, a longtime resident of Cape Coral, passed away at home January 7th, 2019 at the age of 88.
Robert was born June 14, 1930 in Flint, MI. to Roy Arnold Day and Anna Mable Kleiser. Robert’s parents were originally from Wisconsin. Roy and Anna had 4 children Betty, Robert, Pat & Diane Day.
Robert first meet his beautiful bride Betty Maxine Tabor in the summer of 1949. In September of 1951 (Bob & Betty) as everyone knew them by married, and made roots in Flint, Michigan. Their First son Vance Lane was born in July of 1952. Followed by two other sons David Gene and James Lee, and lastly a daughter named Judy Lynn. Bob worked for General Motors, and then started his own business as a milkman. The entire family located to SW Florida in the early 1970’s where Bob started his own Roofing Company with his 3 sons. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and dancing with his wife Betty. This past September Bob & Betty celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.
Everyone that knew Bob knew that he had two passions in life. One was the love he had for his family, and the other was his love for Jehovah. He served as an Elder of one of Jehovah’s Witnesses for over 60 years. He spent countless hours devoting his time teaching others about Jehovah.
Most truly I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes the One who sent me has everlasting life, and he does not come into judgement but has passed over from death to life. John 5:24
Robert was preceded in death by Betty and Diane Day, and his Grandson Cameron Troy Day.
Robert is survived in death by his devoted wife Betty of 67 years; his sister, Pat Newsome; children, Vance Day, David Day, James Day & Judy Day; grandchildren, Wendy Leonard, Misty Gillam, Summer Spicer, Brooke Ford, April Day, Christian Day, Jessica Isdell, Justin Spicer, Darren Day & Cayman Day; ten Great-Grandchildren; as well as countless nephews, nieces, & cousins.
Memorial Services will be held 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 701 Hutto Rd., North Ft. Myers, FL 33903.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.