Jeffrey Allen Joy, 42, Athens, Ohio, formerly of Newport, passed away Tuesday (March 12, 2013) at his residence. Born on April 3, 1970, in Marietta, he was a son of Maxine Sue Zimmer Joy and the late George Raymond Joy. He was a 1988 Frontier High Graduate and attended Ohio Valley College. Jeff was an employee of G.M.S. Mine Repair and was member of Newport United Methodist Church.