Joy is my age (80 -) and grew up in a series of Methodist churches. When she was junior high age she was so good on piano, she started playing the church organ where her father preached.
Nicknames are easy to come by in the Texas Hill Country.
Any naming incident that sparks a full two minutes of laughter is apt to create a life long nick name.
This is Ben Rehder's website and you'll be relieved to know Ben doesn't have to rely on the likes of me for his publicity.
Kinky Friendman of Texas Monthly fame recommends Ben highly.
I got mine early on when Sherry began her career as a Methodist minister.