Billy Green Joyce, 88, of Bassett, VA passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the Landmark Center in Stuart, VA. He was born November 22, 1933 in Spencer, VA to the late Thomas Green Joyce and Ida Terry Joyce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Louise Joyce Helms and Mary Joyce Johnson; and brothers, George and Harold Joyce.
Mr. Joyce was payroll manager at Stanley Furniture where he worked for 38 years. He was a very active church member, serving in many roles as Deacon, Treasurer, and Sunday School Teacher. He was currently a member of First Baptist Church of Collinsville and served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Bobbie Koger Joyce of Bassett, VA; daughter, Taujinia Martin (Dickie) of Collinsville, VA; son, Barry Joyce (Deborah) of Salem, VA; grandchildren, Brandon Martin (Ashley), Adam and Halle Joyce; and great-grandchildren, Jacob and Eli Martin.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Collinsville with Rev., Dr. Larry Cheek officiating. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 19 at the church. Burial will be held Friday, February 25, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Henry Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Collinsville, 3339 Virginia Ave, Collinsville, VA 24078.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Joyce family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com