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Thomas "Bill" Reginald Joyce

September 23, 1928 ~ July 26, 2018 (age 89)

Mr. Thomas “Bill” Reginald Joyce, age 89, of Rural Hall, NC, passed away on July 26, 2018, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.  He was born on September 23, 1928, to the late Tom Joyce and Alta Joyce.

Mr. Joyce is survived by two daughters, Wanda Sands and Pam Johnson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dale Joyce and wife, Joan and Ricky Joyce and wife, Cindy; five grandchildren, Colby Joyce, Kristy Eaker, Robby Sands, Brittney Joyce, and Brooke Joyce; three great-grandchildren, Autum Eaker, Natalie Eaker and Brentley Joyce; and a sister, Jewel Bowman.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, LaNelle Sams Joyce; his parents, Tom and Alta Joyce; and a sister, Geraldine Jones.

A funeral service will be conducted on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Brim’s Grove Baptist Church at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Gerald Jones officiating. Interment will follow the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 30, 2018, from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 the church prior to the service.

Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain (, is respectfully serving the Joyce family.


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