William McDonald Day Jr.

b. 19 August 1918, d. 18 July 2010
  • William McDonald Day Jr. was born on 19 August 1918 in Dallas County, Texas.
  • He married Mary Ann Rabalais.
  • William McDonald Day Jr. became a widower at the 27 March 2003 death of his wife Mary Ann Rabalais.
  • The following appeared in a local newspaper: Mary Ann Day 81, of Fouke, Ark. died Thursday March 27, 2003 in a local hospital. Mrs. Day was born November 21, 1921 in Alexandria, La. She was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Arkansas Cattle Association and Fouke Home Extension Club. Survivors include her husband, W. M. Day Jr. of Fouke; three daughters, Theresa Ann Ramos of Boyce, La; and Mary Fulenwider and Patricia Woods of Texarkana; two sons, Charles "Pete" Day of Texarkana; and Daniel Day of Pisa, Italy; one brother, George Rabalais of Alexandria; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens, under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will be at their home in Fouke.
  • William McDonald Day Jr. died on 18 July 2010 at age 91 in Fouke, Miller County, Arkansas, at his residence.
  • He was interred at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, Wake Village, Bowie County, Texas.
  • The following was published online by Chapelwood Funeral Home: William McDonald Day Jr. age 91, of Fouke, Arkansas, died Sunday, July 18, 2010, at his residence.
         Mr. Day was born August 19, 1918 in Dallas, Texas. He was a rancher, a member of the Arkansas Cattlemans Association and was a Nazarene.
         He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ann Day.
         Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Fant Day of Fouke, Arkansas; two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Pete Day and Judy Day of Texarkana, Texas, Daniel Lee Day and Gerda Day of Pisa, Italy; two daughters, Mary Fulenwider of Texarkana, Texas, Patricia Woods of Texarkana, Texas; three stepsons and step daughters-in-law, Steven and Angela Fant of Texarkana, Texas, Douglas and Regina Fant of Texarkana, Arkansas, Damon and Terry Fant of Texarkana, Texas; one stepson-in-law, Ruben Ramos of Boyce, Louisiana; one sister, Ruby Malatchi of Boise, Idaho; ten grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; eighteen step great grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces and other relatives.
         Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.
  • Last Edited: 19 Jul 2016

Family: Mary Ann Rabalais b. 3 October 1921, d. 27 March 2003