Obituary for Doris Joy

Doris Joy

Doris Joy, age 84, of Pierceton, Indiana passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 6:05 PM 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, Indiana. 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 GA, Charles (Judy) Rush of Pierceton, 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, 12 step great-grandchildren and 1 step great-great grandchild also survives. Doris was preceded in death by her son; Robert “Bob” Joy Jr. and a brother; Don Rush.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM 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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