Born September 15, 1956, passed away unexpectedly on February 4, 2016. Surviving family include her loving husband, Craig, and children, Brian and Lauren, golden retriever, Max, sisters, Leigh Roepke and Paige (John) Julius, father, William Roepke, as well as nieces and nephews. Joy graduated from Moon Valley High School in 1974 and the University of Arizona in 1978. Joy was a caring and devoted wife, incredible mother, trusted friend, and influenced many lives with her genuine kindness, sense of humor and contagious smile. She leaves the gift of life as an organ donor. A memorial celebration will be held on Thursday, February 11, at 4:00 P.M. at Brophy Chapel, 4701 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joy’s memory to the Horses Help Joy King Memorial Fund at 2601 E. Rose Garden Ln., Phoenix, Arizona 85050.