Joyce Crocker

February 5, 1940 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 81)



Joyce A Crocker, of Gary, IN, passed away Tuesday November 9th, 2021 at the age of 81. Joyce is survived by her children Robert E Crocker Jr. ( Lori ) James Buchko (Nina) and Judy Buchko. Joyce had three grandchildren, Ryan, Tyler, and Maggie, and many nieces and nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband Robert E Crocker Sr. Joyce was a loving house wife and mother for over 50 years. She attended Ross Baptist Church where she was adored by all who knew her. Joyce loved traveling with her husband. She loved cooking, and taking care of her family. She also loved going snowmobiling with her son, and planting her garden every spring. Joyce had a heart of gold and was loved by all who truly knew her. She will truly be missed.  

Visitation will be Friday, November 12, 2021 at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd (one block south of Ridge Rd) Highland, IN, 46322 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. There will also be a visitation at Shelton Grove Baptist Church Monday, November 15, 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Burial will then take place at Free Will Cemetery in West Jefferson Alabama.

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