Robson, Evleen “Joy”

April 22, 1931 - December 17, 2016

ROBSON, Evleen “Joy” – At the age of 85, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of Bill Robson for 56 years. Survived by her sons Billy Robson, David Robson and Bert Robson.Lovingly missed by her grandchildren Emily and Kyle.Survived by her siblings Frances, Kathleen, Ina, Noel and Jack. Loved aunt of Stephanie (Dan) and Sharon (Paul).Predeceased by her parents Robert and Elizabeth Scott and brothers Roy, Billy, Artie and Logan. Greenhill Gardens was a passion and a dream that Joy donated her time and effort to give back to the community she adored.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, and Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.

Funeral Service:
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11:00am at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra.

A reception will be held at the Wilkesport Community Center following the funeral service.

Sympathy may be expressed through donation to Canadian Cancer Society.

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  1. Bert, David, Billy and Bill.
    We are very sorry to hear about Joy. May you find peace and comfort in your memories, and at her beautiful gardens.

  2. I was sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs Robson. My condolences to Bert, Bill, Dave, and Billy and family during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.

  3. So sorry to hear of Joy’s passing. Dad (Frank Martin) did a lot of work for Bill and Joy and he always had a story to tell about Joy, he thoroughly enjoyed her. Her Gardens are wonderful and a lasting tribute to her.

  4. Jim & Premila send our sincere condolences to Bill Bert David &Billy. On the loss of Joy my cousin . she was so vibrant and full of life we enjoyed visiting with her at her beautiful. Park this summer.a

  5. Our Prayers and Thoughts are with you Bill. Bert, Dave,and Billy; Joy was a special person and we enjoyed being with her and the tour of Sombra township. She has a wonderful Garden in the Greenhill Garden for all to remember her by. Deepest Sympathy Kay(Topliffe)& George Shelley Windsor

  6. Bill Bert Dave and Billy we are so sorry to ear of Joys passing .she was such a wonderful lady who new what she wanted in life family friends and Greenhill Gardens it will always be remembered as Joys legacy
    Phil and Doreen Johnston

  7. Bill Bert Dave Billy we are so sorry to hear about Joys passing she was wonderful lady . Bill we will keep you and your family in our prays
    Phil and Doreen Johnston

  8. Bill & Family, so sorry to hear about Joy’s passing. Please accept our sincerest condolences. She was a very generous lady and her passion for life was to admired. Her legacy shall live on for her family and her community.

  9. Joy you are going to be missed by so many. Joy came into our lives in 1999 during our fall hunting season. Right away…we knew we were going to like this feisty woman. & yes she held her own, as you can imagine..raising 3 boys.Our deepest sympathy to you all at this time Bill & family. Joy was a remarkable woman. We loved having her up here Hunting at Silv’ry Moon Lodge. We will always remember the year she got her moose. The boys were sure proud of her. She ran into the cabin to put on her red lipstick & straighten her hair as any proper lady would. She was just beaming. We will cherish that picture always. Sending our love & prayers Bill, Hold tight to all the many good memories. Hugs & prayers for you Bill, the boys & the hunting gang. Bill & Sylvia

  10. Aunty Joy, We are so deeply saddened that you had to leave us so soon. We will treasure the memories of you, our childhood with you, and the wonderful stories and laughs we shared. You will remain in our hearts forever. We love you so much!

  11. My condolences ti Bill and the boys. I had the pleasure of attending the party at the Gardens this year with my brother Bob and his wife Sharon, and yes Joy smiled the whole time. I also met Bill and Joy at the Chatham hospital a couple of weeks ago. She was still smiling even though things sounded very grim. Rest in peace Joy.

  12. Our sincere condolences to Bill and all your family Joy was a kind and generous person and will be missed by all who knew her. Her gardens are a realm tribute to a wonderful person,s generosity.

  13. Joy was truly a very gracious , firey , likeable individual.. She had a dream of building her special gardens for all to enjoy and she full filled her dream…. She was a very generous person. .Bill and Joy held their annual picnic party at the gardens inviting many. It was ejoyed by all.. She smiled all the time at the party. Joy has truly left a great legacy for all to see. Our entire church family will truly miss her…
    Our sincere condolence to Bill and family.
    Sincerely Edie & Mike McNaughton

  14. Our family was deeply saddened to hear about the loss of the beloved Joy, she will always be fondly remembered in our hearts and the community, especially as we enjoy a walk in her “Greenhill Gardens”, may you rest peacefully. Our deepest sympathy to Bill, Dave, Bert and Billy

  15. Joy was one of those people that you would never forget once you met them and she was always nice to me making me always feel welcome at her home.
    Not being one to be trifled with, I never did nor ever would of because she had command presence, and of course, I knew better anyway. Her smile, that red hair, and her witty Irish accent made her a one of a kind person.

  16. We will forever miss you Aunty Joy. You were a strong and beautiful woman dedicated to her family. Steph and I have so many wonderful memories growing up on the farm! Love you and may you rest in peace.

  17. Jim and I were truly sorry to hear about Joy’s passing. We send our condolences to the family. She was a very kind person and a good cousin.