MAYODAN Mr. Paul Dewey Joyce, 85, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Morehead Memorial Hospital. A 2 p.m. funeral service will be held Sunday, February 10, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. John Atkins officiating. Interment will follow at Buffalo Cemetery.
A World War II veteran, Mr. Joyce was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad with over 30 years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Myrtle Martin, Ruth Taylor, Wynona Smith, Mary Hodge, and six brothers, Howard Joyce, Fletcher Joyce, Russell Joyce, Harden S. Joyce, Elroy Joyce, Jewell Joyce.
Paul is survived by four children, Janice Vaden and husband, Randy, Paul Joyce, Jr., Jennifer Bowman and husband, Randy, all of Mayodan, Cindy Hill and husband, Keith of Stoneville; one sister, Bessy Patterson of Rayford, NC; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday, February 10, 2013, all other times at the home of Randy and Janice Vaden, 200 N. 9th Avenue, Mayodan, NC 27027.
Ray Funeral Home is serving the Joyce family.
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