Joy J. Simpson, 82, wife to the late Sidney Simpson, passed away surrounded by her family, on Sunday March 24, 2019 at Norton Hosparus Center. She was born to the late Richard and Leona (Young) Hoefler in Louisville on May 11, 1936. She is also preceded in death by a son, Johnnie Simpson and sister, Delores Fiddler.
She leaves to cherish her memory children, Debra Noonan (Mike), Gloria Elmore (Timmy), Donnie Simpson (Tammy), Cindy Lewis (Glen), along with grandchildren, Bobbie Jo Clary, Bo Elmore, Scott Elmore, Lindsey Nicklies, Jenny Kuerzi, Christopher Lewis, Tyler Simpson, and great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Elmore, Braxton Lewis, Brice Lewis, RaeLynn Elmore, JulieghAnn Elmore, Ella Kuerzi, Hank Nicklies. She will also be missed by her sisters Gloria Noble (Johnnie) Connie Isham and nephew Gary Hoefler.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 am at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4400 Dixie Highway. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-7, Thursday from 11-7 and Friday from 9:00 until time of service.