Joy Lee Kaufman

March 13, 1944 ‒ June 14, 2020

Fredericktown, Ohio

Joy Lee Courtwright Igel Kaufman, 76, of Fredericktown passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at her home.  She was born on March 13, 1944 in Columbus to the late Simon Joel and Ruth Esther (Walker) Courtwright.

Joy was an avid reader, a seamstress since early age, a quilter for many years, a cross stitch queen and she loved spending time with her family.

Joy is survived by her children, Robert Joel (Ella Louise) Igel, Samuel Jerome (Rhonda Renee) Igel, and Cassandra Faye (Michael D.) Huffman;  grandchildren, Emily Ann Igel, Nicholas Joel Igel, Ashlynn Christine Igel, Samuel Jerome Igel II, and Nicholas Joel Huffman; great granddaughter, Della Jayde Igel; sisters, Margo Ann Earl Courtwright Earl and Janice Kaye Courtwright Reed; nephews, Jerry Leo (Carrey) Earl, Jeffrey Lee (Emily) Earl, Michael Anthony (Nina) Earl, Mathew Kemp (Michele) Reed,  and  Simon Andrew (Julie) Reed; and 6 great nieces and 9 great nephews.

In addition to her parents, Joy was preceded in death by a nephew, Joel Lloyd Earl.

In following with Joy’s wish, there will not be any services.

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  • My memories are SO many years old. when we were just kids. Visiting the house where they lived. Playing upstairs in the bedrooms- having pizza in the front room with Joy, Janice, with Uncle Joel and Aunt Ruth. Just bits and pieces but all were special. I’m so sorry to know that Joy had to leave this world when she did . My deepest sympathies to you all.