Funeral services for Wayne E. Joyce, 75, of Murray, Ky., will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home, with Phillip Bazzell officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery.
Mr. Joyce died Monday, June 10, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Golden Pond on Sept. 2, 1937, to the late Coy Edward Joyce and Gertie Hendon Joyce. He was retired as the owner and operator of Joyce Welding Supply Company in Murray after 28 years of operation. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dalmos and Russell Joyce.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Shumaker Joyce, to whom he was married March 20, 1992, in Wingo; one daughter, Edwina Dawn Lawrence and husband, Michael, of Paducah; two sons, Jeffrey Wayne Joyce, of Paducah, and Eric Edward Joyce and wife, Aditi, of Huntsville, Ala.; one sister, Gloria Walker and husband, Bob, of Lexington; three brothers, Bill Joyce and wife, Ruth, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Perry Joyce and wife, Linda, of Taylorsville, and Don Joyce and wife, Rochelle, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Christopher Joyce and Melissa Joyce, both of Peoria, Ill., Erica Barefield, of Benton, Erin Rossner, of Clovis, N.M., Alyssa Hodge, of Paducah, and Avani Joyce and Rani Joyce, both of Huntsville, Ala.; and two great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are being handled by J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.