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Ted Day

August 13, 1948 — May 27, 2021

Ted Day, age 72 of Cottontown, TN, passed away May 27th, 2021 at his home
surrounded by family.

He was born August 13, 1948 in Rock Island, IL to T. Earl and Susie Day.

Ted graduated from Rock Island High School in 1966 and joined the U.S. Army
assigned to aircraft tracking, target acquisition, and field artillery computers. His service
ended with Honorable Discharge in 1969.

After the military, he furthered his education at Blackhawk College in Computer Science
while being employed by IBM as Information Systems Engineer for over 9 years. His
career took the family to 3 different states settling in Hendersonville, TN as MIS Director
for Martha White Foods in Brentwood.

Ted enjoyed his Cubmaster duties while his sons were Cubscouts and coaching
baseball while living in Kentucky. There he became an avid fan of University of
Kentucky basketball. Though, his all time favorite hobby was Bass fishing.

After early retirement he moved to the country where he set up a place to do
woodworking and gardening. Ted and Sandra loved traveling and seeing new sites

Ted is sadly missed by his loving wife Sandra of over 50 years, sons Tyson Day and
Ryan(Wendy)Day, daughter Jennifer(Jason)Fite, and grandchildren Chelsea Day,
DeWitt and Josephine Day.

He is proceeded in death by his parents and brother Dale Day.

Cole and Garrett of White House, TN were in charge of arrangements for cremation

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