The Washington Times-Herald

April 9, 2013

Virginia Toy

Oct. 25, 1925 - April 9, 2013

Washington Times-Herald

LOOGOOTEE — On Tuesday morning at 7:44 a.m. Virginia left this world into the loving arms of Jesus to reunite with him, and joyfully celebrate the 93rd birthday of her love, Robert F. Toy, along with her parents, brothers, sisters, and in-laws who have gone before her. Virginia was born on Oct. 25, 1925, to Dellas T. and Anna (Miles) Williams. On Oct. 12, 1946, she was married to Robert F. Toy. From this union they were blessed with six children, Roberta A. Williams (husband Gary) of Loogootee, Michael F. “Mike” Toy (wife Carol) of Dale, Daniel J. “Dan” Toy (wife Deena) of Huntingburg, Marilyn “Kay” Summers (husband Mike) of Loogootee, William D. “Bill” Toy (wife Gina) of Loogootee, and Robert D. “Bob” Toy (wife Penny) of Loogootee. So too is she survived by 20 grandchildren, Brian Williams, Jackie Esch, Brent Williams, Nancy Harrison, Stephen Toy, Mark Toy, Gregg Toy, Amy Maxey, Angie Stout, Krista Sims, Karla Eckerle, Kelli Wilson, Kirk Summers, Kent Summers, Nick Toy, Gil Toy, Alan Toy, Alex Toy, Jordan Toy and Alayna Toy. Additionally, she is survived by 50 great-grandchildren and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brother sisters -in-law, Martha Lancaster (husband Ralph) and Joyce Toy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Toy, her parents, Dellas and Anna (Miles) Williams, in-laws, Gilbert and Rose (Ginder) Toy, siblings, Corrine Williams, Ruth Roberts (husband Chester), George Williams (wife Peg), Vincent Williams (wife Dorothy), Marjorie Doyle (husband Chris), Monica Greenwell (husband Pat), Rosalie Craney (husband Charles), along with in-laws, Ed Toy (wife Janeva), Jerry Toy, Pat Toy, Patricia Toy and JoAnn Toy. Virginia was a lifetime member of St. John Catholic Church where she was baptized, received her first holy communion, was confirmed and married. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella Auxiliary and enjoyed card games with numerous groups in Loogootee as well as playing bingo. A celebration of her life will be held with a visitation at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John Catholic Church, 408 Church Street, Loogootee, IN 47553 or Martin County Community Foundation. Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary. Online condolence may be made at