Kavin Joy, 42, of Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 4, 2013, at Wishard Burn Center in Indianapolis. Kavin graduated Terre Haute North Vigo High School in 1990. He was employed with Outback Steakhouse for 14 years and loved his job. He also was half owner with his mother of DH Locksmith.
Kavin was preceded in death by his stepfather, Alan Hood; his maternal grandfather, Harold Siverson; and his paternal grandparents, Jack and Betty Joy of West Terre Haute. He is survived by his two children, Joshua and Jessica Joy of Terre Haute; his father and stepmother, Danny and MaryAnn Joy of Seffner, Fla.; his mother, Donna Hood of Terre Haute; his maternal grandmother, Rosemary Siverson; three sisters, Kim Story, Kerrie White, and Kelly Carter and her husband John of Terre Haute; two brothers, Christopher and Benjamin Joy of Seffner. He also is survived by five nieces, one nephew, two great-nieces, and one great-nephew who loved their uncle unconditionally.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Kavin will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at Spring Creek Community Church, 800 East Haythorne Avenue, in Terre Haute, with Pastors Gary Blackburn and Steve Kitchens officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family would request donations be made to offset future expenses for Kavin’s children. Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, in Terre Haute, has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at: