Lyle R. Day, 94 of Clinton, IL passed away 1:10 am on March 6, 2020, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.

Graveside services will be 3:00 PM Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating with military honors. Visitation will be 1:30 – 2:30 PM Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL.


Memorials may be directed to Lyle Day Memorial Fund.


Lyle was born on November 26, 1925, the son of Ernest and May (Arthur) Day. He married Norma L. Tucker on February 19, 1944, in St. Louis, MO. She passed away on September 16, 1994.


Survivors include his son, David L. Day, Clinton, IL, daughter, Joy Rolofson, Clinton, IL, grandchildren, Brian, Kelly, and Sandra, 6 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson.


He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 son, James Day; 8 brothers; and 1 sister.


Lyle served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a fireman and engineer for Illinois Central Railroad and later sold cars for Fehrenbach Chevrolet in Decatur, IL.


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