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Joyce L. (Higley) Robie

October 26, 1942 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 77)


Joyce L. Robie, 77, Gallipolis, Ohio (formerly of Bidwell) passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 6, 2020 at her home. Born October 26, 1942 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Basil Kenneth and Elsie (Stalnaker) Higley. Joyce was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, Bidwell, Ohio.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are daughter, Tammi (Ernie McQuirt) Brabham, Gallipolis, Ohio; stepdaughter, Colina McBride, Fort Worth, Texas; stepson, Nathan McBride, New Carlisle, Ohio; sister, Kay Higley Bowman; daughters-in-law, Georgie Robie, Bidwell, Ohio and Lynn Robie, Gallipolis, Ohio;  eight grandchildren, one step grandson and seven great-grandchildren; former husband, Keith Robie and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her companion of thirty-eight years, Donald “Jim” McBride; sons, Steven F. Robie and Ronald Keith Robie; grandson, William Marcus Brabham; brothers, Kenneth Higley and F. Raymond Higley and son-in-law, Theodore “Red” Brabham.

Private Funeral services will be conducted for the family Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Bidwell, Ohio. Friends and family may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, Monday 5:00-8:00 PM. Social Distancing protocol will be observed and face coverings are required.

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August 10, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McCoy-Moore Funeral Home Inc.
208 Main St.
Vinton, OH 45686

Private Services

McCoy-Moore Funeral Home Inc.
208 Main St.
Vinton, OH 45686

August 11, 2020

Fairview Cemetery, Ohio

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