Ivy Ellis "Doodlebug" Day Jr.
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Ivy Ellis Day "Doodlebug", Jr., 85, a resident of Zachary, LA and a native of Kentwood, LA, died at his home on Thursday, November 8, 2012. He was a retired employee of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, where he worked for over 25 years. Visitation will be at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and then on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 11 a.m. until funeral services at 12 noon, conducted by Rev. Joe Day. Burial will be in the Azalea Rest Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mavis Allen Day; two sons: Dennis Wayne Day and Keith Howard Day, Sr.; one sister, Lauree Phillips and her husband Adrian of Kentwood, LA; four brothers, Elvis Day of Kentwood; Carl Day and his wife Sybil of Wilson; Lynn Day and his wife Betty of Kentwood; and Grant Day of Kentwood; four grandchildren: Christi Comeaux, Dennis "Wayne" Day, Jr., Keith Day, Jr., and Mandy Bourgeois; five great grandchildren: Collin Comeaux, Preston Comeaux, Matthew Day, Nathan Day, and Morgan Day. He is also survived by former daughters-in-law, Linda Miller Day, Bobbie Day and Patricia Battle. He was preceded in death by his mother, Maggie Cutrer Day and his father, Ivy Ellis Day, Sr. Pallbearers will be Alvin Comeaux, Keith Day, Jr. Dennis Wayne Day, Jr., Lynn Day, Huey "Mann" Patin and Archie "Scooter" Day. Honorary pallbearers will be Archie T. Day, Dr. Foster Sanders, Maria Zepeda, Juana Zepeda and Herman McKey. He was a veteran of the US Navy, where he served in World War II. He loved hunting, fishing, and especially farming. He was renowned for growing the best tomatoes in Zachary for over 50 years. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at www.CharletFuneralHome.com.

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Published in The Advocate from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2012.
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November 17, 2012
Patricia (Day) Battle
November 10, 2012
very sorry for your loss, you have my deepest sympathies. may GOD bless & comfort you now and in the days ahead
alton "aj" tate jr
November 9, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Fred and Michele Day
November 9, 2012
We were very sorry to hear about Mr. Day. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.

Harvey & Elaine Wilson and Family
November 8, 2012
I'm very sorry to hear about Mr. Day. I will keep your family in my prayers.
Bill Atkinson
November 8, 2012
Angel Moreau
November 8, 2012
keith day
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