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Larry L. Joy

July 19, 1939 — May 13, 2023

Missouri Valley

Larry L. Joy

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     Larry Lee Joy was born on July 19, 1939, in Logan, Iowa to parents Everett and Esta (Baldwin) Joy. He graduated from Logan High School with the class of 1957. Larry then enlisted and served in the United States Air Force from 1957 to 1960. He then returned to work for the Teamsters Union, where he helped build missile bases in several states. On April 26, 1963, Larry married Leona Shepard and the couple made their home in and around the Pisgah and Missouri Valley area. For over 30 years Larry worked for Swanson Towers Condominiums in Omaha until retirement in 1998.

     When Larry was not working he loved being outdoors, especially with his cat, Felix. He also enjoyed reading, but most of all, he loved the time he spent with his family.

     Larry passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his wife and daughters, at the age of 83 years, ten months and 24 days.

     Larry was preceded in death by his parents; son, Charles; stepson, Martie; and brother, Richard. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Leona of Missouri Valley; daughters, Regina (Tim) Cunard of Missouri Valley, Dianna (Mark) Gettler of Avoca and Kolean Joy of Missouri Valley; seven grandchildren, Amanda (John) Lorenzen, Derrik (Ashley) Cunard, Breanne (Joshua) Johnson, Ashley (Joel) Holben, Alyssa (William) Fernandez, Allan (Payten) Hopp and Brett (Kate) Hopp; 13 great grandchildren, Lyndsey, Noah, Isaiah, Lainey, Landon, Wyatt, Morgan, Ethan, Emmett, Reese, Myles, Zaiden and Avi; and many other  relatives and friends.

 

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

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