Rex Day, 62 a life-long resident of Marshalltown, IA passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021 surrounded by his loving wife and family at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. A memorial account has been established at Farmers State Bank in Marshalltown where funds will then be directed to Rex's favorite charities and organizations. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Rex was born November 11, 1958 to Robert and Glenda (Treadway) Day in Marshalltown. He graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1977 and then attended Marshalltown Community College. Rex was a very hard working man following in the footsteps of his father in the construction business. Rex took a break from the construction industry to manage Marshall Print in Marshalltown. True to his heart he then went back to construction and most recently owned and operated Day Construction Services.
On August 5, 2017 Rex was united in marriage to the love of his life, Janell King, at their home in Marshalltown, IA. The couple shared an amazing life together. Rex was an avid outdoors/sportsman, loving fishing, hunting, dog training, riding his Harley, and snowmobile trips with his boys and many dear friends.
Rex will be missed by his wife; Janell, his father; Bob Day of Marshalltown, two sons; Michael Day of Marshalltown, IA, Grant Day of Marshalltown, IA, a step son; Beau Squires of Marshalltown, IA, a step daughter; Anna Marie Squires of Marshalltown, IA, two grandchildren; Harper and Cassius, a sister; Keitha (Randy) Flake of Grinnell, IA, a sister in law; Connie (Goodman) Day of Denver, CO, a brother-in-law; Jeff (Mary) King of Conrad, IA, two nieces; Jill (Chad) Hollingsworth of Grinnell, IA, Chandra Day of Denver, CO, nephew; Rob Cannon of Newton, IA and goldendoodle, Murphy. He was preceded in death by his mother; Glenda, and a brother; Ivan.
So sorry Keitha for the loss of your brother. A handsome man. Prayers to all of his family. I remember baby setting all of you kids.
My condolences on your loss. Rex was a good man and very kind to others.
Though I never had the privilege of meeting Rex personally, I could tell that he brought a new twinkle to your eye, Janell, and I thank the LORD that you had the time that you did together. Praying for you and your family. 🙏🏻💕
Janell and family, so sorry to hear about Rex. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dave and Sharla Brindle.
Rex was such a kind hearted man and a thoughtful neighbor to all the Collison family. My sympathies to Rex’s family. Madeline Collison
Thoughts and prayers for Rex family. Rex was a teammate, classmate and friend.
Thoughts and Prayers. Rest in peace.
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