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Tom Day

Charles Thomas Day (Tom), age 73, of Germantown passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Hospice of Dayton.  Tom was born September 6, 1940 in Huber Heights to the late Charles W. and Mildred (Slonaker) Day.  Tom was a graduate from General Motors Institute and retired from General Motors Truck and Bus in 1998 where he served as a mechanical engineer for 40 years.  Tom was an avid Valley View Spartans football fan.  He loved the outdoors , fishing and hunting with his grandson Braden.  He was also a member of the Miamisburg Moose Lodge #1645 where he enjoyed playing cards.  Tom is survived by his wife of 49 years Mary (Hilderbran) Day, his son Shawn Day, daughter Tara (Andy) Keating, grandchildren Kaylie and Brody Day and Braden and Bryston Keating.  Also, his brother James Day of Wingate, NC and extended family Rob and April Collins and their daughters Hannah and Abbie, and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.  Funeral services will be Monday, January 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St.  Germantown with Pastor Tom Vorhis officiating.  Burial at Germantown Union Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday January 12, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. The family suggests if desired memorial contributions may be made Hospice of Dayton or Farmersville First Baptist Church.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.arpprootfh.com

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Please know Mary & family that you are in my prayers tor support as you deal with Tommy's passing.He was a delight to know and now there is no pain or suffering.Love always,Aunt Norma

Norma Liles Jan 23 2014 12:00 AM

Mary and family I wanted you to know I am thinking of you. I was out of town and unable to attend the viewing but each of you were in my thoughts and prayers. The wonderful memories are eternal and leave a legacy that does not fade with time. Tom Winning

Tom Winning Jan 12 2014 12:00 AM

White Rose and Calla Fireside Basket was sent by The Dehner Family.With love to the Day Family. The Dehner Family - Dwight & Kathy, Amy & Mike, Scot & Amy

Amy Dehner Jan 11 2014 12:00 AM

Dear Mary, My deepest sympathies to you and your family.I enjoyed our days in high-school double dating with you and Tom.It was great knowing both of you. Love Sue Class of 59

Sue Price Adkins Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

Mary, I'm sorry to hear about Tommy. I always thought you two were the perfect couple. I remember when you got married. I love you and if you need me I am here for you.

Cheryl Miller Schneider Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies. I have many fond memories of Tom at our big Hilderbran family vacations and other get togethers when we were young. Jay and Mary

Jay Hilderbran Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

Mary Ann and family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of my good friend Tom Day. Sending prayers to you and yours. Ed Haywood

Edward Haywood Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to you, Mary and your family

Jean Ann Brewer Jan 10 2014 12:00 AM

Mary Ann and Family.We are so sorry and saddened to learn of the passing of Tom.You two were high school sweethearts,and had 49 years of wedded life. WOW!I have many memories and fun times of Tom at Wayne High. We both played football and enjoyed our time together.He convinced me to apply to GMI,and sure enough we roomed together!Yes he,Sam,and I went fishing at Houghton Lake on our way to Flint! We will be thinking of you,and ask God for blessings and strength at this difficult time.Love,Duke and Diana

Duke and Diana Case Jan 9 2014 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.Please know that your family will be in our family's prayers.There are a lot of great memories with our families, and they always bring a smile to my face.Take care and God Bless.

Scot Dehner Jan 9 2014 12:00 AM

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