William Shearer Joyce 1937 – 3013

Dec 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Joyce Obituaries
William Shearer Joyce
(April 7, 1937 – December 26, 2013)

Mr. William S. Joyce, 76, of Waycross died Thursday evening at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House. He was born in Pearson, Georgia to the late Ernest S. Joyce and Lucille Sirmans Joyce. Mr. Joyce was retired from the United States Army, where he served two tours of duty in Vietnam. He spent time stationed in Korea and Germany. For a majority of his service career he lived in Hinesville, Georgia, however, upon his retirement he moved to Waycross where he spent the last fifteen years. He attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Herminia Joyce, a son, Timmy Joyce and a brother, Morris Joyce.

Mr. Joyce is survived by two sons, Greg Joyce and his wife Lisa of Ailey, Georgia, Donnie Joyce and his wife JoAnn of Blackshear, Georgia, five step-children, Larry Dixon and his wife Ann of Waihiawa, Hawaii, Garry Dixon of Pearl City, Hawaii, Sherry Stell and her husband Lynn of Woodstock, Georgia, Amy Dixon of Titusville, Florida, Paul Dixon and his wife Debbie of Bellbrooke, Ohio, a brother, Jimmy Joyce of Waycross and numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday at the graveside in Oakland Cemetery.

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