Donald Joyce

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Donald "Bubba" Joyce, 84, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, March 8, 2014.

A native of Marshall County, Mr. Joyce was a son of the late Thomas Clair Joyce and Sue Ella Meeks Joyce. He was a retired truck driver and farmer. Mr. Joyce was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Lawrence; a son, J.T. King; and a daughter, Mary Jane Riner.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Yeager Joyce of Chapel Hill; a son, Casey Joyce of Eagleville; two daughters, Rebecca King of Chapel Hill and Susie Marsh of Lewisburg; a sister, Patsy Floyd of Chapel Hill; and two brothers, C.T. Joyce and Jerry Joyce, both of Chapel Hill.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 10, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors followed at Joyce-Blackwell Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, in charge of arrangements.