Services for Melvin Joy, 87, Durham, who died Saturday at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro, will be at a later date at Durham Baptist Church.
Born Jan. 23, 1933, in Amorita, Oklahoma, to John and Alma (Hoff) Joy, he married Donna Dorene Benningfield on Oct. 21, 1955, in Alva, Oklahoma.
Survivors include son Danny Joy of Corvallis, Oregon; daughter Lori Harding, Wichita; brother Carroll Joy, Benton; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Melvin’s wife, brother Keith Joy, and grandson Jacob Joy preceded him in death.
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