Joy A. Dobbins

Joy A. Dobbins, 70, of Hendersonville, N.C., passed away Friday (May 10, 2013) at Pardee Hospital.

She was born in Waterford, Ohio, and was preceded in death by a daughter, Bari Dobbins, a grandson, Josh, her parents, Earl and Bertha Skinner, and a sister, Carol.

She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Burl Dobbins; two daughters, Susan Dobbins and Ginger Murphy, son-in-law, Mike Murphy, all of Hendersonville; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; five brothers; three sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

A gathering at 129 Fox Ridge Road, Hendersonville, N.C., 28739, will celebrate her lifelong commitment to family. Contact family at