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Larry Dwight Day, 83, formerly of Pilot Rock, died Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home in Heppner. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Christian Life Center in Heppner. A reception will immediately follow the service and the public is invited.
He was born on July 11, 1935 at Lyman, Nebraska, the son of Abrey and Alice West Day. The family moved to Oregon when Larry was six months old. They lived in Oregon City and Molalla where he graduated from Molalla High School.
Larry worked as a sheet metal worker and was self-employed. On March 14, 1969 he married Charlene O’Brien at Oregon City. On March 14, 2019 it would have been the 50th wedding anniversary for Charlene and Larry.
He loved hunting, spending time with family and friends, going to the mountains, following the grandkids and great-grandkids sports activities, and time spent in his shop.
Larry is survived by his wife, Charlene Day of Heppner, stepsons; Rusty Britt and his wife Kathy of Lexington, Rick Britt and his wife Shelli of Heppner and step-daughter Mindy Britt Costner also of Heppner, 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters; Caroline Day and Cheryl Alphin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pioneer Memorial Hospital, PO Box 9, Heppner, Oregon 97836 or Pioneer Memorial Hospice, PO Box 9, Heppner, Oregon 978336 or to your favorite charity.