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“This is so beautiful. What a wonderful woman. Praying for peace for you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
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“We send heartfelt condolences to Kenny Back and family. Praying that you find peace knowing God gives Mrs. Back eternal rest. May our friendship and...Read More »
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“I am sorry that I never got to meet Joy but I know what a woman she must have been as I see it living on through her son and granddaughters. Rest in...Read More »
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“I've only known Joy a little over 4years. Seems like I've known her all my life because I felt so close to Her. I will truly miss her. And will...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sheila Carr - Dayton, OH

“May you draw peace and comfort from Hosea 13:14. L ohio ”
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“From the time I was a little girl, my Aunt Joy was a shining example of tenderness and love. Her radiant smile, infectious laughter and her genuinely...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Freda Mann (Garrett) - Calhoun, GA

“Loved coming to visit joy when we were kids a nd loved her carrot cake ”
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BACK, Joy Faye (Haley), age 84, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 22, 2017 from the complications of Cancer at Kettering Hospital. Joy was born on November 12, 1932 to Ted and Fannie Haley in Pathfork, KY. They soon relocated and she grew up in Rose Hill VA, in a Loving Christian home located near Cumberland Gap TN. As a young woman she came to Dayton, OH and furthered her education in Cosmetology where she owned and operated Joy’s Beauty Shop as a hairdresser for over 56 years. She and her late husband became members of the Fairview Baptist church where she enjoyed being a greeter and was a member for over 20 years. Joy was a loving, devoted mother, and her most treasured position was taking care of her husband, son and beloved granddaughters. She was a lady with an amazing Green Thumb and loved her flowers. In addition to being a wonderful cook, she loved baking during the holidays; her Jam Cakes, Carrot Cakes, Molasses Cookies and Granny’s Fudge; all of which will be forever missed. Her love and devotion of family was evident. Her warm smile, gentle demeanor, kind spirit, and unconditional love will be sadly missed, she was truly “one of a kind”. Joy was preceded in death by her late husband Raymond K. Back, parents, and brother, H.C. Haley. She is survived by her only child, William K. Back, J.D.; grandchildren; Christina J. Back, J.D. and Sarah M. Back. A special thank you to Sheila Carr for her genuine compassion and continued true friendship. The family will greet friends from 2-5pm on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd, Kettering. A funeral service will take place at 11:30 on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Routsong Funeral Home. Burial at Dayton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please donate to St. Jude, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Humane Society, 1661 Nicholas Rd, Dayton, OH 45417.

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