Billy E. Day, 84 of Hannibal, died Friday, May 25, 2018. He
was born on November 14, 1933 to the late Dean and Doris
(Williams) Day. Billy grew up in the area and graduated from
Hannibal High. He married Priscilla Emry on October 17, 1953
in Jump River.
Billy loved farming on the family farm where he was born and
lived his entire life. He had a deep love for his entire family
and a special place in his heart for all of his grandchildren and
great grandchildren. Billy also had a love for hunting; taking
many trips out west over the years. Also, the “family vacation”
meant a lot to him. He was the caretaker of Hannibal cemetery
for 15 years and a member of the Gilman School Board for 25
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Priscilla of Hannibal, his
children, Scott (Teresa) Day of Jump River, Tom (Marilyn) Day
of Eau Claire, Jerry (Dawn) of Elk Mound, Susan (David)
Bouchard of Shell Lake and Dr. Curtis (Michael Paulen) Day
of Saugatuck, MI, 12 grandchildren, Billie (Brian) Schilling,
Aaron (Erin) Day, Tim (Amy Flatten) Day, Angela (Brian)
Welsh, Jim (Abbey) Day, Rich (Megan) Day, Brian Day,
Kendal (Brad) Stockel, Garrick (Samantha) Day, Elise
Bouchard, Amy (Miguel Barraza) Bouchard and Jeremy
Bouchard, 14 great grandchildren with two on the way and
one sister, Deana Hoffman of Arizona. Billy is preceded in
death by his parents, son, Alan and sister, Shirley Lechleitner.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May
29, 2018 at Christ Community Church-Jump River with Rev.
Joey Olsen officiating. Burial will follow in the Hannibal
Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Monday, May 28
at the Gilman Funeral Home and Tuesday morning one hour
prior to services at the church.