Joy E. Smith
May 1, 1933 — Dec. 31, 2012
Joy E. Smith passed away Dec. 31, 2012 following a lengthy battle with several long-term illnesses.
In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated and no funeral services will be held. A memorial service will be held at a future date, possibly on what would have been her 80th birthday.
To be notified of the time and date, call 707-422-3182 or send an email to JoySmithMemorial@yahoo.com.
Brad Stanhope is the Daily Republic's news editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 17 years as a sports editor and three years as the associate editor before spending three years away from the newspaper (though continuing as a columnist). He returned in December 2010 as news editor. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.