Jimmy Otto Day: Longs

1951 – 2020

     Jimmy Otto Day of Longs passed away on Friday, March 13. He was 68.

     Mr. Day was born in Loris, a son of the late Otto and Minnie Suggs Day. He was a member of Camp Swamp United Methodist Church and was a member of the Tuesday Morning Bible study group in Loris. Mr. Day was the owner and operator of Day’s Fireplaces and had previously been employed by Ocean Drive Gas and Appliance Company for over 30 years. He was a veteran of the South Carolina National Guard. Mr. Day was predeceased by three sisters, Betty Vandergrift, Joyce Wilhelm, and Peggy Workman.

     Surviving are his wife, Donna McKee Day of Longs; one son, Brandon McKee Day of Loris; one daughter, Blair Day Gause of Loris; three grandchildren; two sisters, Dinah Harrelson of Tabor City and Wanda Godwin of Clarendon; one sister-in-law;  and several nieces and nephews.

     Family planned to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel.

     Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, with Rev. Glen Dameron officiating. Burial will follow in Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

     Memorials may be sent to Camp Swamp United Methodist Church, 835 Camp Swamp Road, Loris, SC 29569 or to the American Heart Association, 1113 44th Ave. North Unit 200, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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