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Wesley Day

Private services for Wesley N. Day of Escalon have been conducted.

Mr. Day died Tuesday, Jan. 27. He was 73.

He was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Quincy. At the age of 1, he and his family moved to Grass Valley, where he attended various local schools, graduating from Grass Valley High School in 1949. He married Jimzy Ann Barry on March 3, 1951, in Nevada City. He was a former longtime resident of Grass Valley and Colfax. He worked and managed several different propane companies for over 45 years, the last as manager of Campora Propane in Stockton. He retired in November 1999. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed camping trips with his wife, and he also enjoyed his dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Jimzy Day of Escalon; children Larry Day of Grass Valley, Leslie Corbin of North Highlands, Jimzy Johnson of Sacramento, John Day of Westfir, Ore., and Guy Day of Roseville; mother, Nellie Hancock of Grass Valley; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, George Day; stepfather, Leslie Hancock; brother, Mel Hancock; sister, Sharon Linhardt; and granddaughter, Christina Day.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 601 McHenry Ave., Suite C, Modesto 95350, or to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, 416 Downey Ave., Modesto 95354.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Deegan Funeral Chapel of Escalon.

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