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Joy Lee Gibson

July 23, 1950 - March 22, 2019

Joy Lee Gibson, 68, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at her home.
She was born July 23, 1950 in Wheeling, a daughter of Nancy Tucker Gibson and the late John L. Gibson and was preceded in death by one sister, Gay Kirby.
Joy was a graduate of B.M. Spur School of Nursing and West Virginia Northern Community College, where she earned an Associate Degree in Nursing.
Joy worked her entire career at Ohio Valley Medical Center, retiring after 45 years of service. Many of those years she worked as a charge nurse in ICU and then as an out-patient nurse prior to her retirement.
In addition to her mother, Joy is survived by three sisters; Holly (Brad) Fox of Wheeling, Tina (John) Lasbury of Baltimore, MD and Sherry (Drew) Barbour of St. Clairsville, OH; brother, John (Connie) Gibson of Valdosta, GA; brother in law, George Kirby of Cleveland, OH; fifteen nieces and nephews, Michael Bonds, Joey (Brittany) Bonds, Michael (Mona) Fox, Robert (Jayne) Bonds, Stephen (Michelle) Fox, Laura (Sean) Hughes, Kristen (Chad) Thomas, Jennifer (Ethan) Knack, James (Autumn) Lasbury, Drew (Kristen) Barbour, Matthew Barbour, Adam (Samantha) Barbour, Brendan Barbour, John (Danique) Gibson and Travis Kirby; and nineteen great nieces and nephews.
Joy wanted to extend special thanks and a message to Sherry Barbour, the Lasbury family, especially John; Rosie Pitts, Kathy Gump and Andrea Bigelow; “I love all of you dearly”.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, where services will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00am with Life Celebrant Sarah Barickman officiating.
Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Location:

Greenwood Cemetery

1526 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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