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Official Obituary of

Thomas "Brother" Days, Jr.

January 27, 1941 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Thomas Days, Jr. Obituary

Life Reflections of

  THOMAS DAYS, Jr

                                           “Brother"                                           

 January 27, 1941|   September 13, 2023

Thomas Days, Jr. was born in Raleigh, Florida on Monday, January 27, 1941, to the late Thomas Days and Loretta Days. He was the oldest of nine children.

Thomas was educated in the Levy County school system, having to leave school at a very young age due to the passing of his father and resume the responsibility of taking care of mother and siblings. With that responsibility he became the man of the house, where his siblings and mother depended on him.

Brother, as he was affectionately called by many, was a member of New Zion AME Church of Raleigh Florida, where he was a devoted member serving on the usher board and helping in any capacity. 

On April 4, 1964, he was joined in holy matrimony to the former Aletha Williams and to this union produced five beautiful children. Thomas was a man of many traits, he was a skilled carpenter, famer, and construction worker. He worked for WVE Whitehurst for many years and retired as a crossing guard. Thomas was one who believed in helping and taking care of people and loved them as his own. He was the patriarch of Loretta Days children and grandchildren.

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at UF Shands Hospital Thomas Days, Jr. crossed the Jordan River. Waiting for his homecoming are his parents Thomas and Loretta Days, siblings, Tony Days (Gladys), Henry Days, Willie Charles McCray, Patricia and Carrie, and host of other relatives who gone on before him.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his devoted and loving wife of 59 Years, Aletha Williams Days; children, Ralph Days (Patricia), Harriet James (Carl), Janice Days, Arthur Days, Sr., Gregory “Greg” Days, Sr. (Tracey), Michael Cox, Sr., Connie Floyd, Cheryl Lynn Woodard, Marty Days, Sr., Reginald Day, Sr., (Anetra), and Tanisha Williams; siblings, Mattie Louise Days, Ida Lee Days (Morris) and Annette Marie Carswell; Aunt, Deloris Days; brothers and sisters in laws, Myra Williams, Clarence Williams (Debbie), Oliver Williams (Dorothy),Lawrence Williams (Lula), and Helen Willimas;17 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, godchildren, Jermaine Thomas (JT), Stephanie Battles and Monica Sherman and host of nieces nephews, cousins and friends.

All flower arrangements can be sent to Raleigh Church of God by Faith on Friday, September 22, 2023 between the hours of 3-5 PM. 

Arrangement entrusted to TR Dallas Funeral and Cremation Services (727) 330-7661

Theodore R. Dallas IV LFDIC

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 23, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Raleigh Church of God by Faith
7891 NE Highway 41
Williston, FL 32696

Celebration of Life
Saturday
September 23, 2023

11:00 AM
Raleigh Church of God by Faith
7891 NE Highway 41
Williston, FL 32696

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