Warner Days was the supervisor of the ULAR (University Laboratory Animal Resources) Department at the University of Pennsylvania.
He died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. He was 37.
He was born May 14, 1975, in Philadelphia to Hattie Breazeale and the late Warner Simons.
Days was a graduate of University City High School. He was also a part of the West Philadelphia Upward Bound program, where he obtained a full scholarship to college.
“Warner was always known for working hard to earn a buck,” his family said.
He started working at the early age of 13. His first job was at the Variety Discount Store on Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia. He worked as a temporary lab technician at the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. The following year, he became a full-time employee as a lab technician. In 2005, he was promoted to supervisor of the ULAR Department.
In the mid-1990s, Days married Dinetta Walton and this union was blessed with a son, Warner Hakeem Days. The couple later divorced.
In 2008, Days was baptized and joined Victory Christian Center.
Days was a very dedicated father, friend, brother, co-worker and all around great person. He loved the New York Giants football team and was a true fan. Days also had a great sense of fashion. He loved to play, party and make people laugh.
In addition to his mother and son, Days is survived by his fiancée, Linda Ann Williams; brother, Nathan Joseph Days; sisters, Sabrina Maria Mosby and Carolyn Tamika Breazeale; brother-in-law, Danny LeRoy Mosby Jr.; sister-in-law, Tracey Renee Days; three nephews; three nieces; one great-niece; one great-nephew; and other relatives and friends.
Services were held Sept. 29 at Victory Christian Center, 5220 Whitby Ave.
Francis Funeral Home handled the arrangements.