Merritt C. Day age 71, of Greenville passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids. He was born April 17, 1946 in Sparta, the son of Carl & Wanda (Carlson) Day. He had worked as a Hilo driver for Electrolux. Merritt is survived by his wife Mary Ann; 5 sons Todd Day of Phoenix, Arizona, Timothy & (Olivia) Day of Saranac, David & (Nakieshia) Day of Stanton, Jason & (Amy) Day of Sheridan and John Day & (Virginia Herroon) of Greenville; Jackie Day of Farmland, Indiana; grandchildren Brittany & (Jason) Maloney, Alexandrea Day, Keeley Gerhold, Tamra Day & (James Riffle), Samantha Day, Paige Day & (Kaiden Hilderbrant), Timmy Day, Shad Jewell, Andrew Day, Evelyn Johnson, Todd Day II, Isaiah Jewell, Terry Day, Kierstan Brooks, David Day, Jr., Mark Day, Nicole Shepard, Patty Shepard, Alexis Shepard and Malcolm Shepard; great grandchild Shelby Kain; nieces Tammy and Sara. special friends Gordy & Barb Howe, Ray Herroon and family and family friend Brandon Bunce. He was preceded in death by his grandchild Zachary Day, sister Judy Phillips and her 2 children, parents Carl and Wanda, mother in law Laura Eckberg Florkowski. Memorial Services will be 11 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville.