Ronald Wayne Joyce, age 85, of Springdale, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord October 29, 2019 in Springdale. He was born April 28, 1934 in Carthage, Missouri, the son of the late Archibald and Myrtle Estus Joyce. He had served in the United States Army and retired from Daisy Manufacturing Company after working 34 years as a Project Engineer. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Cross Church in Springdale. Ronald enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He was preceded by one brother, Edwin Joyce. Mr. Joyce is survived by his wife of almost 65 years, Helen Joyce of the home; two sons: Greg Joyce and his wife, Pam, of Springdale, Arkansas and Marty Joyce and his wife, Sarah, of Collinsville, Oklahoma; one daughter, Diane Moss and her husband, Jeff, of Springdale, Arkansas; one brother, Gary Joyce, of Spokane, Washington; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be November 1, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Funeral Home, 3926 Willowood Avenue, Springdale, Arkansas 72762 with Reverend Charlie Foster and Reverend Ed Hamilton officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at 1 p.m. at Fayetteville National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to www.memorialfhspringdale.com.
Published October 31, 2019