Patricia Ann “Patsy” Day
February 1, 1953 – November 27, 2018
Patricia “Patsy” (Cox) Day, 65, of Raleigh, NC, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 after a 13 1/2 year battle with ovarian cancer.
Born February 1, 1953 in Wilmington, Delaware, she was the daughter of Joan (Patton) and the late Elwood Cox. Patsy was a concierge at Sunrise Senior Living for the past 23 years.
She graduated from Newark High School in 1971 and married the love of her life, Ernest Day, Sr., that same year. They raised four children in Townsend, Delaware and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 1996. Patsy was a loving “Mom-Mom” and cherished spending time with her grandchildren. She was an incredible cook and gardener. Patsy would often be found enjoying life at her place at the beach or on the dance floor. She was an amazing wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family and the memories they created together.
In addition to her father, Patsy was also preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Ernest Day, Sr. and her brother, Elwood “Woody” Cox, Jr. She is survived by her mother, Joan (Patton) Cox; sons, Ernie Day Jr., Greg Day (Christie), Jeff Day (Jessica); daughter, Allison Day-Rackley (Brian); sister, Linda (Cox) Hicks (Ron); and seven grandchildren, Preston, Kaeleigh, Saige, Caden, Tanner, Taylor and Bryson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Chapel at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N Dupont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, where a funeral service will follow at 11 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patsy’s memory to any no kill animal shelter.