Born in Cranston, and son of the late James and Cecilia (Dube) Joyce, he was a lifelong resident of Tiverton.
A veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Joyce served his country in the United States Army. He had worked as a custodian for the Tiverton School Department and was the foreman of Pleasant View Cemetery, Tiverton.
Survivors along with his wife include his daughter, Deborah Joyce of New Mexico; his brother, James Joyce of New York; one sister, Margaret Joyce of Fall River; three granddaughters, Linda L. Dusseault, Deborah L. Borges and Jessica A. McKane; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Rose Gagnon and Cecilia Blakey.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, Westport.
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