The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001133885-01
Funeral Notices


Joy passed unexpectedly on August 3, 2018 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was a Lifeguard with the Hawaii County Fire Department, stationed at Kahalu’u and La’aloa Beaches in Kona for the past ten years. Her lifeguard career began in the City and County of Honolulu, Districts II and III in the late 1990’s.
A Kona paddle-out and service was held on August 25, 2018 for family and friends.
The Oahu Lifeguard paddle-out is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Sans Souci (Kaimana) Beach at 7:00 a.m., followed by Visitation and Service at the Volleyball Courts adjacent to the beach, 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Survived by mother, Linda Leilani Mills; brother Keo (Debra) of Illinois; sister Yvonne Patcho of Waianae, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.