Jeffrey Allen Joy

Jeffrey Allen Joy, 42, Athens, Ohio, formerly of Newport, passed away Tuesday (March 12, 2013) at his residence. Born on April 3, 1970, in Marietta, he was a son of Maxine Sue Zimmer Joy and the late George Raymond Joy. He was a 1988 Frontier High Graduate and attended Ohio Valley College. Jeff was an employee of G.M.S. Mine Repair and was member of Newport United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Natalie Webb Joy; three children, Addison, Cameron, and Jax; one sister, Pam (Brady) Binegar, Newport, Ohio; one brother, Steve (Lisa) Joy, Newport, Ohio; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday (March 17, 2013) at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va. with David Beaver officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., today, and from 2 to 3 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery. An online guest register is available at