Joy Ellen Cyrus

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 1955
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

BEACH CITY – Joy Ellen Cyrus, 62, of Beach City passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at her home.

She was born November 22, 1955 in Wooster, the daughter of Chester and Geneva Taylor Daugherty.

She had been a bus driver for Community Action Wayne/Medina for 12 years and had also worked for Gerber Poultry and Smucker’s.  She had been a member of the Westwood Baptist Church.  Joy enjoyed writing, photography and watching horse racing.  She enjoyed being around her children and grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband of 17 years, Richard Olmstead of Beach City; her children, Jeremy Cyrus and June Cyrus both of Wooster, Jennifer (David) Kiefer of W. Salem and Judy Cyrus of Shreve; step-children, Misha Busby, Shelly Wilson and Kayla Busby all of Cadiz, Polly Smith of Lorain and Misty Wilson of Wheeling, WV; 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild and a sister, Jeanette “Lucky” (Larry) King of Wadsworth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Jeanne Elizabeth and her sisters, Joan Milam and Joyce Daugherty and a half-sister, Janice Daugherty.

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the noon service on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Pastor Joe Rubino officiating.  Burial will follow in the Jeromesville Cemetery.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the funeral home to help defray expenses.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions: 

To the funeral home to help with expenses


Calling hours 11-noon Monday, June 18, 2018 at the funeral home


12:00 noon on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the funeral homje


Sis you will be missed...We had are special good times together.. We laughed and smiled together... We came so close years ago and so happy for that... You will be forever in my heart... Love you bunches already still... You are out of pain and at peace... Love you and kisses your loving sis

Mom it's hard to believe you are gone but you are in no more pain. I Love you

Nana our heart is broke since you left. A big part of our heart is in heaven now. Go Rest High on That Mountain Nana and sing to us like you used to from the clouds

we miss you so much Nana. We hope you are dancing in the sky and singing them beautiful nursery rythmes to Aunt Jeanne like you did for us here. Our heart is breaking wanting to hold you close. We love and Miss you Nana

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