Joyce M. Van Pelt, 84 of Ashville, OH passed away on Thurs. Jan. 2, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Joyce was born on Feb. 23, 1935 to the late Charles and Ruth (Downs) Holman in Peoria, IL. Joyce was retired from Reynolds Aluminum and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary #7941 in South Bloomfield and The American Legion. She also had served on Pickaway County Literacy Council, volunteered at Ashville Elementary, enjoyed being a reading tutor and truly loved volunteering and being involved in many organizations throughout the years. Joyce especially enjoyed and loved helping with the Ashville 4th of July.
Preceded in death by husband Philip B. Van Pelt in 2009 and 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Joyce is survived by sons Charles Jay (Robin) Van Pelt of Groveport, Garry (Linda) Van Pelt of Willard; daughter, Cindy R. Wickline of Ashville; grandchildren, Charles “Chip” Van Pelt, Megan Smith, Andrew Paul Van Pelt, Dustin Kyle Van Pelt, Philip, Sarah, Joseph, and Amanda Wickline; 5 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and many great friends.
Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville 43103 and 1 hr. before service at 11:00 a.m. on Mon. Jan. 6th with Pastor Laura Cavendish at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville 43103. Interment will follow at Harrison Twp. Cemetery in South Bloomfield. For those who wish memorials can be made to: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6046 St. Paul Road, Ashville, OH 43103. Online condolences at olivercheekfuneralhome.com
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