Name: Floyd Edwin JOY
Birth: 23 DEC 1887 in Ritchie Co., West Virginia 1
Death: 24 AUG 1979 in Parkersburg, Wood Co., West Virginia 1
Burial: 28 AUG 1979 Wirt Co., West Virginia 1
Occupation: Oil field worker/farmer 2
BIRTH: alternate DOB: 23 Dec 1886.
Change Date: 4 JUN 2014 at 23:51:23
BURIAL: Floyd is interred at Pine Twist Cemetery.
OBITUARY: Floyd JOY
Services were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Franklin & Son Memorial Chapel, Parkersburg, for Floyd Edwin Joy, aged 91, of Rt. 2, Elizabeth, who had resided the last year or two at Rt. 2, Parkersburg. Mr. Joy passed away Friday evening, August 24, in the Parkview Health Care Center, Parkersburg, after an illness of several months.
The Rev. Dean Ash officiated at the Tuesday service. Viewing, followed by a brief service, was conducted at noon that day at the Pine Twist Baptist Church in Wirt County. Interment was in the Pine Twist Cemetery.
He was born in Ritchie County, a son of the late George and Olive Shahn Joy. He was retired from oil field work with 30 years service, and as a farmer. He was a long-time active Clay District Committeeman on the Wirt County Democratic Executive Committee, was an accomplished horseman, and loved hunting and the out-of-doors. Floyd always had a ready smile and words of encouragement for his fellowmen. He was a member of the Big Island Run Methodist Church in Wirt County.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Cythia Bishop Joy; four sons, Arthur Joy, of Parkersburg, Thomas Joy of Tampa, Fla., Cecil Joy of New England, and George Joy of Newton; five daughters, Mrs. Leona Wells, of Parkersburg, Mrs. Mildred Fluharty, of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Myrtle Younglove, of Tampa, Fla., Mrs. Ella Nutter, of Culloden, and Mrs. Ina Harmsworth, of Orlando, Fla.; three sisters, Mrs. Nora Deem and Mrs. Ethel Deem, both of Parkersburg, and Mrs. Goldie Null, of Davisville; 49 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Father: George Leroy JOY b: 4 SEP 1860 in Pleasants, Pleasants Co., Virginia
Mother: Ollia Josephine SHAHAN b: 18 JUL 1862 in Grafton, Taylor Co., West Virginia
Cynthia Elisia BISHOP b: 7 NOV 1890 in East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., Ohio
8 DEC 1908
in Parkersburg, Wood Co., West Virginia 3
- Leona Mae JOY b: 27 SEP 1909
- Bruce JOY b: 21 DEC 1910 in Wood Co., West Virginia
- Mildred Clara JOY b: 10 NOV 1912 in Wirt Co., West Virginia
- Charles Leroy JOY b: 17 AUG 1914 in Wirt Co., West Virginia
- George Floyd JOY b: 3 JUL 1916
- Myrtle M. JOY b: 20 JUN 1918 in Wirt Co., West Virginia
- Thomas Norman JOY b: 24 AUG 1920 in Elizabeth, Wirt Co., West Virginia
- Rosella JOY b: 15 JAN 1922
- Living JOY
- Living JOY
- Living JOY
- Title: Funeral Program for Floyd Joy
Publication: Parkersburg, West Virginia: Franklin's Funeral Home, 1979
Abbrev: Funeral Program for Floyd Joy
- Author: Obituary
- Author: Information from: Donna J. Porter
Donna J. Porter
1840 S. Wolcott Ct.
Denver, CO 80219