Maurice Andrew Joy September 15, 1945 - December 31, 2017
"Do not be grieved for the joy of Lord is your strength" -Nehemiah 8:10
Rejoice! Our brother is with the Lord. On Sunday morning December 31, 2017, Andy went to his Father's house peacefully. He was born in Flagstaff, Arizona on September 15, 1945 to Maurice Goss and Dovey "DeeDee" Harrell. He was raised by his mother DeeDee, whom he took care of for years.
Andy graduated from Edmonds High, and was drafted into the Army. He was a Vietnam veteran and worked as a mechanic at Boeing for 24 years, retiring in 2010.
Andy attended and was baptized at Arlington First Baptist Church. He treasured his grandchildren and loved them dearly, and lived his final years with his wife, Merri Joy.
Andy loved fishing, boating, and trips to Chelan. He loved animals and treasured his golden retriever, Lucy. Andy is survived by his brother, Raymond (My-Thi); his wife, Merri; and children, Dylan (Angela), Bryan "Duke" (Simone); Sheliah and Nathaniel; and his grandchildren, Kyle, Marissa (Matt), Ethan, Elijah, and Amara.