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James B. (J.B.) Day, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2011)

He was a member of a highly regarded family with strong ties in Taylor and Adair Counties, KY. He was a former employee of Cox Interior, and a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Temple. His wife, who survives, is the former Vickie Akin of Columbia, KY

James "J.B." Day of Campbellsville, KY, died at 3:40amET, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 in Louisville, KY.

The funeral services will be at 1pmET/12 noon CT, Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. B. C. Gillispie and Rev. Brian Rafferty. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3678 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Terry Akin, Todd Akin, Paul Benskin, Joe Fair, Mike Helm, Charles V. Sparks.

Honorary pallbearers: Kayden Burris, Tucker Fair, Braysen Claywell, Zoe Fair, Brigs Claywell, Macy Thompson, Blake Day, and Brady Day.

James B. (J.B.) Day, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2011)

James "J.B." Day, the son of Roxie Stillwell Day Whitlow and the late Jimmy Day, was born in Jefferson County, KY, June 8, 1948. He died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at the age of 62 years, 9 months, and 8 days.

He was a former employee of Cox Interior Supply in Campbellsville.

He had professed faith in Christ and attended Campbellsville Baptist Temple.

He united in marriage to Vickie Akin, December 14, 1985.

Besides his wife, Vickie Akin Day, he is survived by the following:
  • A son and daughter-in-law: Tim and Beverley Day of Greensburg, KY

  • Three step-children: Adam Fair and wife, April of Richmond, KY; Brittany Claywell and husband, Brandon of Campbellsville, KY; and Tiffany Burris and husband, Jeromy of Somerset, KY

  • Nine grandchildren: Blake Day, Devin Day, Macy Thompson, Brady Fair, Tucker Fair, Zoe Fair, Braysen Claywell, Briggs Claywell and Kayden Burris

  • His mother, Roxie Whitlow of Mt. Sherman, KY

  • One sister: Glenda Goodman of Mt. Sherman, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jacob Austin Thompson November 16, 1995.The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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