Owen Nathaniel Day age 12 of Dacula, GA passed away September 2, 2017. He is survived by his parents Jonathan and Malinda Day; brother, Harper Day all of Dacula; grandparents, Richard and Barbara Day, Jacksonville, FL; Ron and Mary Ann Morris, Miccosukee, FL; Aunts, Lisa LeGrand and her husband Fain, Becky Nimnicht and her husband Lee, Lydia Perez and her husband A.J. and Annalee Morris; uncle, Matthew Morris and his wife Susan; also surviving are many beloved cousins and extended family. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. at 12 Stone Church Hamilton Mill Campus 3858 Braselton Hwy. Buford, GA 30519. Pastor Kevin Myers will officiate. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Owen's memory to CURE Childhood Cancer 200 Ashford Center North, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30338 or https://curechildhoodcancer.org and please consider to donate blood, platelets and register with the Bone Marrow Registry. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville GA. 770-277-4550.  

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  1. Our family sends hugs and prayers to you Jonathan, Malinda, and Harper, as well as your family! Owen was a special fella they will forever live deep in our hearts- XXOO

  2. Owen’s life was a blessing to all that crossed paths with him. Our lives are better because of him. We will never forget his contagious, bubbly spirit.. He has made a permanent mark on our hearts. Jonathan, Malinda, and Harper – we love you so much.

  3. Owen made such an incredible impact on this world and everyone whose path he crossed. I know that Jesus is holding him now. Your family’s strength and courage has been such an inspiration to everyone. May God’s peace that passes all understanding fill each of you. I will be holding you up in prayer.

  4. Peace and Love to all of you from The Perez Family in Tampa. Albert, Audrey, Lisa, Jack, Trisha, Adrian, our Lydia and AJ and the children.

  5. I am a close friend of Hannah’s (one of Owen’s cousins) and although I never met Owen, I wanted to share my condolences. Hannah made me aware of the situation back when it first began and I have been praying for Owen and his family for several months. I will continue to pray for your family, that you will find comfort and strength in God. From what Hannah has told me, Owen was a very wonderful and special young man and I know that he will be greatly missed. I look forward to perhaps meeting him one day in Heaven. May the Lord bless you and keep you and make His face to shine upon you.

  6. Owen’s smile and spirit has brought joy to everyone who knew him. Our family is praying for continued strength and comfort for your family. Sending our love.

  7. My deepest sympathies to you all. I hope that you will find some hope, rest and peace during this difficult time. Know that God is with you through it all.

  8. Our family is sending prayers for strength and peace during this difficult time. You all are loved by many. God bless.

  9. We are praying for you all during this difficult time. We love you all. May God wrap his arms around you all and bring peace and comfort that only he can! With Love, Lawton and Athena

  10. We are so sorry for your loss. We know Owen is in his forever home with our faithful and mighty God. May HE bring you peace and comfort during this time. Praying for your family.

  11. Owen was a special boy. He was so full of personality and life. He will missed. I continue to lift up your family in prayer. Your family is surrounded by our love.

  12. I am praying for God’s peace over you all during this most difficult time. We love you and send our thoughts and prayers up to Dacula, GA from down here in St. Augustine, FL. God bless!

  13. Our deepest sympathies for your loss. May the love of your family and friends comfort you in the days ahead and that the Lord will give you strength during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. While I never met Owen I knew that he was a dear person. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God keep you all covered during this difficult time. But know that he is now in a place a pure happiness and no suffering.

  15. Our thoughts, prayers, and most sincere condolences are with you and the entire Day family during your time of bereavement….

  16. Hello.. we are Frank Cicha’s brother and sister in law.. I can’t tell you how broken our heart is for you.. you and beautiful Owen are in our prayers . May God heal your pain🙏

  17. Our prayers and thoughts go out to your family.
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    May God be with you all.
    The boys remember his smile and
    laughter when they think off him.

  18. My thoughts and prayers everyday have been with Owen and his wonderful family. My heart is breaking for you, Malinda and your family.

  19. I’ve watched this journey from Facebook and am just heartbroken for you all. Sending love, light and peace.

  20. Melinda and family, I simply want to wrap my arms around you all even though I know it will not ease the pain of your broken hearts.
    I am out of town and will not be able to attend any services in person, but my love will be. May you find some peace in knowing how Nathaniel’s life touched so many.

  21. I don’t have the words to express my deepest sorrow for all of you. My God hold you in his arms for strength and peace. You know that he holds Owen.

  22. So many prayers and so much love for all of you. Your strength and grace throughout this year has been astonishing. I pray without ceasing for peace and comfort for you all.

  23. We are friends of Judy and Frank Cicha.. We have stood in prayer with them for dear sweet Owen and your family. Our heart aches for what you are going through. May God continue to hold you in the palm of his hand as you walk the days ahead.

  24. Praying for a peace that passes all understanding and that you will continue to feel God’s presence during this really difficult time. Owen brought so much joy to those around him! We are praying for you!

  25. I’m so sorry for your loss. What a comfort to know he is with Jesus, but a tremendous hole has been left in your hearts/lives. I’ll keep your family (immediate and extended) in prayer in the days ahead.

  26. When there are no words, we will continue to lift you up in prayer. Owen was a special child. He will not be forgotten. We are grieving and hurting with you. You are not alone. Much love to you, Jonathan, and Harper.

  27. Our love and prayers continue for all of you from your Oklahoma cousins. We have prayed for Owen ever since your first post. He really was “Owen the Strong” and he truly won our hearts. Sorry we cannot be there with you, but you will be in our hearts. We love every one of you!❤❤

  28. Our hearts are broken but remain strong for Jonathan, Malinda and Harper. Please know our prayers continue for comfort and peace during this awful time. Hugs and love to the entire extended Day Family.

  29. Lifting all of Owen’s family and friends in prayer. We will never forget that Owen was a strong young man and a blessing to all he knew. Praying for peace in your hearts and memories of a very special young man that last a lifetime.
    God bless you Jonathan and Malinda

  30. Sending prayers for all of you! May you feel God’s love and experience that peace that surpasses all human understanding.

  31. Prayers for you all during this terribly difficult time. I was one of Owen’s teachers at DMS summer camp right before he was diagnosed. He stood out to me as such a kind, fun, and smart young man. He was eager to learn and was a shining light in the classroom among the teachers and students. While you did not have enough time with him, he served his time well and I know you are proud of him. His precious smile and caring personality will long be remembered.

  32. Sending loves and hugs to you, Malinda. Owen was a sweetest student. Dacula will miss him so much. Praying for comfort and peace for your entire family.

  33. We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Day family. We will continue to pray for your peace and strength during this difficult time.

  34. Our deepest condolences to your family. We will continue to pray for your family during this time. May God be your comfort during this extremely difficult time. My son, Andrew had the pleasure of knowing your son. May he rest in heaven with pain no more. R.I.P. Owen.

  35. Our hearts break and grieve with you Jonathan, Melinda and Harper! We are continually praying for you all! We love you and sincerely wish we could hug your necks and support you at this time.

  36. Our hearts go out to your family. We are praying for your family right now for comfort and peace. Owen will always be in our hearts.

  37. Please accept our deepest sympathy. We rest in the truth that Owen is fully healed and experiencing complete joy with his Heavenly Father. In the days ahead, we will pray for comfort , peace and strength for your family.

  38. Even though I have never met you, my prayers and deepest sympathy go out to your family. As a mother who has also lost a child, I feel your pain and want you to know that even though Owen is not physically there, he hasn’t left you. He will continue to watch over you. I’m so very sorry for your loss and please know I am here if you need to talk, cry, or just be heard. We have entered a special sisterhood that no one should ever be a part of. My heart hurts for you❤💔

  39. May your family rest knowing Owen is no longer suffering, as he is now with our Heavenly Father. We will be lifting your family up in prayers. Offering our deepest sympathies.

  40. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May God’s grace and peace which surpasses all understanding give your family comfort during this time.

  41. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all continually. We are sadden by your loss and pray comfort during this time.
    Matthew 5:4 – “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

  42. My heart is full and heavy with the loss of Owen but he is in Gods loving care. My sincere prayers and love towards you and your family at this time.

  43. Our BSF group in New Brighton, Mn prayed for Owen all year. Now he is in Jesus arms and we can rejoice in that. But my prayer for comfort for the family continues.

  44. Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. Our hearts break & grieve with you all. We love you Malinda, Jonathan & Harper.

  45. Our thoughts and prayers are with you every moment. He lives on with all the fun memories we have of him- especially his contagious smile and laugh.

  46. Our family is continuing to lift all of you up in prayer. Prayers for understanding, peace and comfort. Owen will forever remain a part of our community’s heart and will be missed dearly. Our deepest condolences – Shay, Julia and Avari

  47. God is wrapping his arms around your family more than ever right now. He will give you the strength and comfort you need. I have a feeling your Little Owen is dancing with Jesus right now. I saw Ms. Watts post on Facebook with him dancing. His spirit and joy in that video was INFECTIOUS!!!! We are praying for your family and we are so sorry for your loss.

  48. Words seem so feeble in moments like these. Life is so precious. The depth of your pain, no one can understand and we are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family during this time. Owen will be missed and will always be in our hearts

  49. our thoughts are with you all during this formidable time.
    i hope solace is found through individual acts based in love and empathy and those same offerings found within your supportive communities.

  50. I’m so sorry for the loss of your PRESIOUS son…I hope you find comfort through your faith in God…Our prayers are with you and your family…God grace be with you all!!!

  51. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Owen Day. May the peace of mind in the knowledge found at Acts 24:15, of Jehovah God’s wonderful hope for all mankind, bring you Comfort (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  52. In such a time words from family and friends may not be a comfort to you. So may you receive comfort from Jehovah God’s word, Rev 20:4
    with love from Alaska

  53. My sincere condolences to the family and many many friends, so sorry for your loss. Please try to find a measure of comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon resurrect our dear loved ones (John 5:28-29). Oh how we long for the time when pain, suffering and death will be no more, these former things will have passed away (Revelation 21:3-5).

  54. There’s no safer place to be, than in Jehovah’s memory. “Your dead will live”….wake up and cry out joyfully you residents of the dust…..The earth will let those powerless in death come out. Isaiah 26:19

  55. Im sorry for your loss, have been through the same experince i found this isn’t always easy to get through alone. But having good friends and family members I found easier to cope with my grief. I found also great comfort in God’s word the bible, that I would like to share with you. Please read 2cor.1:2-4 also Rev,21:3,4

  56. Jonathan and Malinda as part of your Berryhill family we are grieving with you and are praying for the Family and stand beside you until we see Owen again. We Love you!

  57. May God’s comfort and peace bring you through this part of your journey. I was fortunate to have met Owen several times at the Wiley home and he was a precious, sweet boy and a great friend to Nicholas. He was a blessing to everyone he met. He will be missed by all who knew him. Praying for God’s blessings of peace for your family.

  58. Owen was in my daughter Evelyn Rose’s class over the last several years and made a lasting impression on her life. We did many fundraising efforts for Owen. Our entire family was devastated over the news of Owen’s passing but it hit Evelyn the hardest. She has insisted on wearing a orange shirt every day since Saturday when she learned of his being welcomed into Heaven. She is happy he will no longer suffer but she will forever miss her friend. We pray for your family. May God comfort you as only he can.

  59. Jonathan and Malinda, my words could never come close to expressing the hurt I feel for you guys. Feel the love and warmth surrounding you now, and take it with you into the future. Trust in the good that encompassed your son. My deepest, sincere sympathy for your loss.

  60. So grateful for having known this amazing young man. He will live on through all the lives he has touched. Thank you for raising him to be kind, thoughtful, and full of love. You are loved by many Owen.

  61. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family for your loss. It was a pleasure to have met Owen. What a very special young man who will be missed and loved by many. Praying for GOD’s love and comfort to the entire family.

  62. What a beautiful child with the face of an angel. May the Lord bless you all and comfort you during this difficult time.

  63. Our Small Group in Minneapolis Minnesota prayed often for Owen and your family. It was a privilege. Marlyis Carpenter is a member of our group and loved Owen very much. She interceded on his behalf and kept us updated.
    We grieve with you in the loss of your beautiful son. And we also rejoice that his suffering has ended and that he is with the Lord. May the Lord comfort you and keep you.

  64. My heart just breaks for your loss. I can only pray that Owen is free from pain and wrapped in God’s embrace. Prayers for strength, peace, and faith for the Day Family. God Bless You All. Please know your are surrounded by love.
    Betty Ann S.

  65. The Wood Family is keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers as you cope with this tremendous loss. Prayers for comfort and peace. The world will be a little less brighter without Owen in it.

  66. I know there is nothing I could say that would ease your pain but know that you guys are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find strength from your friends and loved ones.

  67. I am absolutely heartbroken to hear this Malinda and send my love to you and your entire family. I cannot imagine the depth of your loss. I am praying for comfort and healing to all of you.

  68. During this moment of pain and sorrow we pray to God for your family, there are no words to comfort you but we know that you are not alone. God watches over you and angels surround you to comfort you! We pray that you receive the necessary strength. That during these moments of darkness you can keep your eyes in the eternal light. That Jesus promises give you peace and that you do not forget what Jesus said: “I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
    May God bless you!

  69. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek knowing Owen is in heaven and his light will shine brighter than ever!.

  70. We are heartbroken over the loss of Owen. We continue to pray for you, Jonathan, Malinda and Harper, for peace and comfort in the upcoming days, weeks, months, and years. . Sending lots of love and hugs. 💕

  71. Our hearts and prayers go out to you all… deepest condolences and sincere sympathies. Praying for God’s peace and presence ✝️

  72. There are no words to ease your pain, We are praying you feel the peace only the Lord can give. Your family is a true picture of love and you are all loved by so many. We will continue to pray for you.

  73. So sorry for your lost loved one at such a young age. May you find comfort in the God of all comfort and in his promises soon. John 5:28,29 and Rev 21:3-5

  74. Our church family has been praying for the Day family. May the “God of all comfort” bless and strengthen you in the days and months ahead.

  75. We are so sorry for your loss! The heartbreak you must feel is unimaginable! May God Bless your family with strength and peace.

  76. May your wonderful days with Owen fill the empty places in your hearts. God bless you as God holds you close to his heart.

  77. So sorry for your lost as time passes it doesn’t take the pain away from not having your dead loved one near you John 5:25 gives us comfort that their is hope for the dead and soon we will be able to see them again my thoughts and prayers are with your family

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