Marvin C. Joy

March 6, 1945 ~ September 13, 2020 (age 75)


Salineville-Marvin C. Joy, 75, of Seigler Rd., passed away peacefully at 6:43am, Sunday, September 13, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy illness.


Mr. Joy was born March 6, 1945 in Salem, a son of the late Clinton and Marie (Pugh) Joy.


A graduate of United Local High School, Marvin worked as a machinist at Alliance Steel Products and at various other local shops as well as working in construction.


He was a member of the Pritchard Ave. Church of Christ and enjoyed fishing and being in the outdoors.


Marvin is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” (Almy) Joy, whom he married May 20, 1994; children, Rick (Alice) Joy of Lisbon, Kimberly (Albert) Hobbs of Salem, Christy (Scot-Allyn) McGrantham of Charleston, S. Carolina, Elizabeth “Lisa” Richards of Salineville, and Jessica Richards of Wellsville; sister, Darlene (Harry) Matheny of Salem; brothers, Gerald (Betty) Joy of Salineville, Tim (Donna) Joy of Salem, Gary (Judy) Joy of Columbiana, Terry (Renee) Joy of Salem, and Gale (Tammy) Joy of Dayton; 17 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.


In addition to his parents, Marvin was also preceded in death by his brothers, Merle, Glen, and Duane Joy; and his infant sister, Elaine Joy.


Private funeral services will be held Thursday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.  Private burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park.


The family will receive guests for public calling hours from 6pm to 8pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.  Face masks must be worn and social distancing protocols will be observed.


Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, P.O. Box 115, Salem, Ohio 44460.


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September 16, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432

Private Service

Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432

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