Robert W. Day, Sr. 88 passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday morning January 2, 2013 in his home. He was born April 10, 1924 in Racine, the son of Walter W. and Helga (nee: Davis) Day, Sr. Robert married Etta Mae James in 1952 in Racine. She passed away in 1989. He was an elementary school teacher for Racine Unified retiring in 1989. Robert proudly served his Country in the US Navy during WWII. He was also a member of the Racine-Belle City Masonic Lodge #18. Survivors include his children, Robert W. Day, Jr., Elizabeth E. Gaither, and George A. Day, 2 grandchildren Terra F. Gaither and Sarah Gaither-Murray, 3 great grandchildren, Abigail Cole, Olivia Gaither, and Nora Gaither. Robert is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Etta, a son Donald and 3 sisters. Private services and burial have been held for the family.;