John Joy

John W. Joy, Sr.

May 19, 1964 - March 31, 2020
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EAST LIVERPOOL – John William Joy, Sr., of East Liverpool, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was 55.

Born in East Liverpool on May 19, 1964. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a truck driver.

Survivors include a daughter, Desirea Joy of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; two sons, John W. Joy, Jr. of Sacramento, California, and Jeremiah Joy of Lancaster and granddaughter Azalea Kemp of Lancaster.

He is also survived by his four sisters: Candy Grady of East Liverpool, Tina Gordon of East Liverpool, Susan Everson of East Liverpool, Lizzy Everson of East Palestine, and two brothers, Keith A. Everson Jr. and his wife Etta Husk of East Liverpool and Tanner Everson of East Palestine and stepfather Keith A. Everson, Sr. and his wife Tammy of East Palestine.

John was preceded in death by his father Charles “Hoop” Joy; mother Martha M. Grady Everson; brother Ryan Everson and two sisters Tammy Joy and Estie Louise Fisher.

In compliance with Ohio State regulations with concerns of the COVID-19 virus a private family service will be held at the Dawson Funeral Home. We encourage you to reach out to the family electronically at where condolences can be sent.

A celebration of John’s life will be scheduled at a later date so family and friends can share the many happy moments of his life.
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Desirea E Joy

Posted at 07:24pm
In loving Memory of The greatest Daddy a girl could have.
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Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

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May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John W. Joy, Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
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US Army Veteran, John W. Joy, Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Desirea Elizabeth Posted at 07:31pm

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