Rossville—Airman First Class Andrew T. Day, 21, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Rossville.
He was born December 20, 1995 at Topeka, the son of Timothy E. and Angela Renee Irwin Day. Andrew was raised in the Rossville community and graduated from Rossville High School.
Andrew joined the United States Air Force in 2014 and was stationed at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita. He had been deployed to Qatar from May 23 until October 3, 2016. He was a very active student in high school; participating in Cross Country, Basketball, school plays, band, drumline, FCCLA and many more activities. He was currently attending WSU.
Andrew accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age. He was a strong Christian. Andrew was a member of the First Baptist Church in Silver Lake. He was a youth group leader at both the First Baptist Church and the Rossville Christian Church. He enjoyed being a part of Vacation Bible School at both churches. He loved to listen to K-Love. Andrew touched many hearts without knowing it.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Kathleen Day, Harold Eugene Irwin and Margaret Ruckman.
Survivors include his parents, Tim and Angel Day, Rossville; his brother, Tyler (Cheyanne) Day, stationed at Schofield Army Base, HI; his sister Rachel Day, in Bootcamp at Lackland AFB, TX; a grandfather Douglas Day, Kennewick, WA; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, February 10, 2017 at the First Baptist Church (north campus) at Silver Lake. Military graveside services will be at the Rossville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the church in Silver Lake. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Christian Church Youth Group and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To leave an online condolence please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com