Doris Joy, 84, Pierceton, passed away at 6:05 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Parkview Whitley, Columbia City. She was born on July 18, 1934, in Whitley County to Charles and Martha (Lock) Rush.
She lived all of her life in the Whitley County and Kosciusko County area. She was united in marriage to Robert Joy Sr. on May 8, 1954, in Roann. During her life, she worked for Chamberlins in South Whitley producing wire harnesses for cars and trucks. She also worked for Whitley Products in Pierceton for 31 years as well as Da-Lite Screen in Warsaw. Doris enjoyed gardening and she loved tending to her flowers. She also enjoyed camping with her family and loved taking care of her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Joy Sr. of Pierceton; daughter, Martha Smith of Pierceton; sons: Tim (Jessica) Joy of Warsaw; Dennis Joy of Pierceton; brothers: David (Chris) Rush of Georgia; Charles (Judy) Rush of Pierceton; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, five step grandchildren, 12 step great-grandchildren and one step great-great-grandchild also survives.
She was preceded in death by her son; Robert “Bob” Joy Jr. and a brother; Don Rush.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., Monday, May 13, in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton. Pastor David Rush will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Pierceton Lion’s Club PO Box 461 Pierceton, Indiana 46562 Memo: Food Bank
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