Donald Edwin Joy, 91, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021. He was born in Mecklenburg County, son of the late Oscar Joy, Sr. and Iva Roseman Joy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Keith Joy; and 12 siblings. Mr. Joy was a lifetime member of Paw Creek Presbyterian Church, Charlotte. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and an avid golfer.
Mr. Joy is survived by his children, Vickie Joy, Libby Joy, and Lynn Joy Garris and her husband, Val; his grandchildren, Matthew Steele and his wife, Geneva, Griffin Garris, and Brady Garris; and his great-grandchildren, Lola, Chelan, and Wendy Steele.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mr. Joy will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2021 at Forest Lawn Cemetery-West, Charlotte. Pastor Elliott Hipp will officiate the service. Memorials may be made to Paw Creek Presbyterian Church, 7400 Mt Holly Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214.
Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.woodlawnfuneral.org. Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is caring for Mr. Joy's family.
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