Bobby E. Day Jr.
Umatilla March 25, 1964-January 18, 2017


Bobby E. Day Jr. was born on March 25, 1964, in Sacramento, California, to parents Bobby Day Sr. and Rebecca Tatum Day. He died on January 18, 2017, at his home in Umatilla, Oregon, at the age of 52 years.

Bobby was raised in California until the age of 9 when the family moved to Redmond, Oregon, and then to Hermiston, Oregon, at the age of 12. Bobby graduated from Hermiston High School in the class of 1982. He joined the United States Army in 1983 and served until his honorable discharge in 1986.

He lived in Boise, Idaho and worked for Direct TV until moving to Umatilla, Oregon, in 2013 where he has lived since.

Bobby enjoyed playing the guitar and writing music.

He is survived by his mother, Rebecca Day, Umatilla, Ore.; father Bobby E. Day Sr., Stockton, Calif.; sons Bobby G. Day, Fruitland, Idaho, and Brandon Day, Boise, Idaho; sister Bonnie Walchli, Hermiston, Ore.; fiancée Terri Carter, Umatilla, Ore.; and three grandchildren, Bobby Leo, Isaiah and David.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, 125 E. Beech St., Hermiston, Oregon. Burial with military honors will follow at the Hermiston Cemetery, Hermiston, Oregon.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon, is in care of arrangements.

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