Joy Stealey

August 20, 1969 - September 18, 2019
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Joy Charlene Robb Stealey, age 50, of New Philadelphia, died peacefully early September 18, 2019, in Mercy Medical Center at Canton following a July 31 stroke.

Born in Union Hospital at Dover on August 20, 1969, Joy is a daughter of Kenneth and Peggy Knapp Robb of Dover.

She was a 1987 graduate of Tusky Valley Hi…

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Joy Charlene Robb Stealey, age 50, of New Philadelphia, died peacefully early September 18, 2019, in Mercy Medical Center at Canton following a July 31 stroke.

Born in Union Hospital at Dover on August 20, 1969, Joy is a daughter of Kenneth and Peggy Knapp Robb of Dover.

She was a 1987 graduate of Tusky Valley High School and Buckeye Career Center. Joy furthered her education at the Columbus School of Dog Grooming and owned and operated K-9 Klippers at Dover for many years. Most recently, she was employed by Flex Technologies at Mount Eaton.

She was an avid lover of the outdoors and loved having her family beside her as she hunted, camped, canoed, hiked and rode ATVs. Joy also had a great love for all animals and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In addition to her parents, Joy leaves behind her daughters, Selena Stealey of Kent and Sierra Stealey of Dover; two brothers, Jeffery (Amy Jo) Robb of Spring, Texas and John Robb of Dover; her former husband and friend, Gregory Stealey of Dover and a dear friend, Anissa Shear of Rittman, Ohio. Completing the family are an Aunt, Blace (Darrell) Chambers of North Canton numerous nieces and nephews and many cousins.

Joy was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Harold and Ruth Knapp; her paternal grandparents, Edward and Nellie Robb; a niece Victoria Robb; an uncle and aunt Harold and Norma Jean Knapp and an uncle, Dale Robb.

The family will greet guests on Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 1-4 PM in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover where Pastor Brian Flood will lead a memorial service celebrating Joy’s life at 4 PM. Inurnment in the Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia will take place at a later date.

The family requests memorial contributions in Joy’s name be directed to the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Road NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

End Time: 4:00 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Cemetery Information

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Inurnment in the Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia will take place at a later date.


Donation Information

Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Phone: 330-343-6060

1432 Tall Timber Road NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: August 20, 1969
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Theresa posted on 10/1/19

I am so sincerely sorry for you loss. Joy was a wonderful person. Anyone who knew her, knew how much her family meant to her. I will miss her.

 

Brenda Robb Stafford posted on 9/25/19

Sending lots of love and prayers at the loss of Your precious family member and friend. May God give you peace and comfort in knowing that Joy is now watching over you from above. One day there will be a glorious reunion in heaven. ??????

 

Brenda Robb Stafford posted on 9/25/19

I’ll always remember Joy’s beautiful smile and laughter at the Robb Reunions. She was so enthusiastic and eager to help in any way she could.

 

Bob and Sally Warner posted on 9/25/19

Ken and Peggy, So sorry to hear about your loss. Praying for God to bring you the kind of peace only He can provide. In Sympathy Bob and Sally Warner

 

Kimberly Clark posted on 9/25/19

RIP Sister The Rainbow Bridge will be glad to see you give my Duke a hug for me

 

Sheron L Van Sickle posted on 9/22/19

Peg and Ken we are so sorry to hear about Joy. You are in our hearts and prayers at this sad time. Sheron and Ken

 

Vickie Avon posted on 9/22/19

Peggy and family - My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

 

Brent & Cheryl Jones posted on 9/22/19

Our deepest sympathies to Selena, Sierra and all the Robb family. We send thoughts and prayers, as Joy is now in a better place, and will be missed dearly.

 

Ashlee Pivonka posted on 9/22/19

Joy was a good woman and a good friend she will be greatly missed

 

Saleena Mowls posted on 9/22/19

You are a loving mother and a loving aunt. Your never going to be forgotten. I love you with all my heart and i just wish i could tell you that one last time! Rest in paradise aunt joy i love you! "Till we meet again"

 

Shellarean Dalcoma posted on 9/22/19

Many memories with this gal from back in the day. So sorry for this loss. Rest in peace my friend. ?

 

Lisa sears posted on 9/21/19

Fly high Joy

 

tim thurman posted on 9/21/19

I remember when my family was looking for a lab and Joy found one for us...Joy was so kind to take care of the dog until we could take her home with us. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for you and all the family. Tim and Nancy Thurman

 

Jennifer Scott posted on 9/21/19

I love you Joy. Fly high with the Angel's.

 

Bud Eichlin posted on 9/20/19

Sincere condolences from our family to all of you.

 

Jack and Kathy Bradshaw posted on 9/20/19

So sorry for your loss! Joy will be so missed! Prayers to the family

 

Tammy Cairns posted on 9/20/19

I am sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family.

 

Pam Shear posted on 9/20/19

Feeling your pain. Joy and Anissa were great friends for many years. Left with good memories. Will be missed.

 

Judy Adams Schrock posted on 9/20/19

So very sorry to read of your daughter's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Cathy Oryszak posted on 9/20/19

I’m so sorry for your loss keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers ???

 

Mary Jo Schrump-Sanner posted on 9/20/19

My sincere condolences and prayers to all that loved Joy. You will never be forgotten, my friend.

 

Greg stealey posted on 9/19/19

You was my best friend and confidant for many years, love you for giving me two beautiful girls that has the love of animals as well as me like you!! I know you Will look after us from above!! You will forever be in the mind of me and the girls! Rest easy my first love!!

 

Ashley Burns posted on 9/19/19

Such a fun person to be around and work with!! Fly high. Until we meet again!

 

Jayna DiGenova posted on 9/19/19

I’m so sorry for the loss of Joy. We went to high school together & I can honestly say I don’t ever remember her without a huge smile on her face. May God comfort your hearts during this time of sadness & loss.

 

Denise (walker) Tedrick posted on 9/19/19

Do sorry for the loss,she always had a great smile and would talk to anyone She will b greatly missed.

 

Michelle Tope posted on 9/19/19

Peggy and family, I am so extremely sorry to learn of Joy’s passing. You remain in my thoughts and prayers.

 

Deb Baker posted on 9/19/19

Rest in peace my friend, you will always be in my heart.you kept work alive and we all at flex will miss you dearly, prayers for your girls that they will get through the tough times,and become stronger from it,they have your strength.RIP Joy

 

Selena Stealey posted on 9/19/19

She was an amazing mom who gave me so much. I'm rich with memories of her. She did a lot more for me than I ever appreciated and now that's she's gone I feel as though I have her as an angel to look after me like she has for all these years. I love you mom and I love the rest of the family too.

 

Kimberly Sheppard posted on 9/19/19

I will always remember Joy as a friendly and smiling lady I worked with and prayers for her family

 

Dorothy Allen posted on 9/19/19

Words can't express my deepest sympathy. The lasts conversation I had with Joy I asked her what she wanted for her birthday. Her response was nothing I have everything I have ever wanted and we parted ways saying see you in the morning. Fly high my friend ..

 

Chris Golden posted on 9/19/19

Still can't believe my aunt is gone, You will always be loved aunt joy and just know we all miss you deeply. RIP Aunt joy and we will see you again. Love you

 

Larry & Roxy Carr posted on 9/19/19

Kenneth and Peggy Robb... Larry and I extend our Deepest Sympathy to you and your Family in your recent loss... Thoughts and Prayers...

 

Tammy Mclaughlin posted on 9/19/19

To the Robb and stealey family I cannot even imagine your pain. I have no words to say how very sorry I am for your loss. Joy was a great person with a huge heart. Anytime I was around her she was having fun. May god be with you to keep you strong.

 

Dawn posted on 9/19/19

Rest in peace

 

Sally Hinson posted on 9/19/19

So very sorry for your loss, she will be missed by many.

 

Peg McCune posted on 9/19/19

Prayers to joys family, may God wrap his living arms around you, all to comfort you during this sad time

 

Erika Bays posted on 9/19/19

Oh Joy How can I ever forget the time we had together I pray that you happy now????

 

Billie Jo France posted on 9/19/19

We are so very sorry for your loss, sending Love, Hugs and Prayers to her family and friends. - Alan Singree and Billie Jo France

 

Lucille Domer posted on 9/19/19

So sorry for your loss. My condolences.

 

Brenda Musick posted on 9/19/19

My deepest condolences on the passing of Joy

 

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