Kirk is the youngest son of Wayne & Barbara Day, and brother of Keith Day. He graduated from Cherokee County High School in 1989 and from the United States Military Academy, West Point, in 1993.
After serving nine years as an officer in the United States Army, Kirk joined the family business, Trinity Casket Company, and came back home to Centre, Alabama.
"Kirk Day has served our country with honor while in the armed forces, and the leadership skills he gained will aid him in his role as probate judge...He is committed to ensuring that county government is responsive to all citizens. I am confident he will perform his duties with the highest integrity."
Governor Bob Riley, August 2004
In 2004, Governor Bob Riley appointed Kirk to be Probate Judge of Cherokee County. While in office, Kirk cut costs in the offices he was responsible for by $60,000 and ran his office $58,000 under budget during his last year as Probate Judge.
Since leaving office in 2007, Kirk has served as a Congressional District Coordinator for West Point Admissions where he helps young men and women in our area gain admission to the United States Military Academy. He also serves on Congressman Mike Rogers' Third District Veterans and Military Affairs Advisory Council.
Kirk is the Chairman of the City of Centre's Industrial Development Board. Working with the other dedicated members of the board, Kirk has sought new and innovative approaches to promoting his hometown to new businesses and industry.
After the Tornadoes of April 27, 2011, Kirk went to work in Rainsville, Alabama where he served as the Economic Recovery Coordinator for the Rainsville/DeKalb County Long Term Community Recovery Committee. Kirk helped the community formulate plans to help their local economy recover from the disaster.
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