Dennis E. "Sonny" Day, Sr. Obituary

  • Dennis E.
    In Loving Memory of

    Dennis E. "Sonny" Day, Sr.

    Birth Date: Dec 15th, 1947 Death Date: May 21st, 2015
    Service Date: May 27th, 2015 Service Location: Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
    Dennis E. “Sonny” Day

    SANTA FE - Mr. Dennis E. “Sonny” Day passed from this life Thursday morning, May 21, 2015, in Texas City.

    Born December 15, 1947 in Pasadena, TX, Mr. Day had been a resident of Santa Fe since 1994. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy before beginning his career as a service engineer, working for BJ Services for 27 years. Sonny enjoyed golfing and bowling and had been a member of the Bayou Golf Club in Texas City, the VFW Post #5400 in Hitchcock and the TGIF Bowling League in Alvin. He enjoyed playing poker with his sons, John and Shawn, fishing, hunting with his son, Christopher, and playing bingo with his daughter-in-law, Tosha and granddaughter, Emilee.

    He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Vickie; father, R.B.; brother, Michael; son, Dennis, Jr.

    Survivors include his sons, John of New Caney, Shawn of League City, Christopher and wife, Tosha of Santa Fe; mother, Odean Schetat of Corrigan; brothers, Robert and Jimmy of Corrigan; sisters, Beverly Sue Martinez of Galveston, Mary Day of Zavalla; grandchildren, Amanda, Shane, Joshua, Emilee, Brandon, Anthony, Cory and Marcus.

    Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Reverend Sam Puente officiating. A private cremation will be conducted.

    Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.

    Memorials in the form of donations may be made in Sonny’s name to the American Heart Association, 10060 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77054 or the American Diabetes Society, Post Office Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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