He formerly worked as an automotive mechanic. He was a member of Owen Chapel Baptist Church and Hardin-Berkley Masonic Lodge No. 567.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Ann Jones Joyce of Hardin; two sons, Troy Joyce and his wife Jimmie of Hardin and Tracy Joyce and his wife Wendy of Hardin; one sister, Ella Crump and her husband Earl of Hardin; brother and sister –in –law, Curtis and Carolyn Allen of Benton; brother-in-law, Steve H. Jones of Benton; father –in-law, Joe H. Jones of Benton and one niece, Paige Allen of Benton.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Katherine Balentine. His parents were, Thelbert H. Joyce and Elsie Higgins Joyce.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 10 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Bro. James Stom officiated and burial followed in the Unity Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Owen Chapel Baptist Church, Building Fund, 6504 Airport Road, Kirksey, KY 42054 or donors choice.
Condolences may be made online at www.filbeckcannking.com.