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In Memory of

Matthew Joyce

July 23, 1925 - May 12, 2017

Obituary


Matthew Joyce, 91, of Evansville, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, in his home under hospice care. He was born July 23, 1925, in Providence, KY, to the late Anderson and Nannie (Hall) Joyce.

He was a member of Christian Tabernacle Church. Matthew was baptized in the name of Jesus and filled with the gift of the Holy Ghost at Christ Temple in Marion, IN, under the late Bishop W. M. Holder. He served as a Deacon, usher, was on the church board, and sang in the male chorus. He retired from General Motors...

Matthew Joyce, 91, of Evansville, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, in his home under hospice care. He was born July 23, 1925, in Providence, KY, to the late Anderson and Nannie (Hall) Joyce.

He was a member of Christian Tabernacle Church. Matthew was baptized in the name of Jesus and filled with the gift of the Holy Ghost at Christ Temple in Marion, IN, under the late Bishop W. M. Holder. He served as a Deacon, usher, was on the church board, and sang in the male chorus. He retired from General Motors in 1988 and was a WWII Veteran.

Matthew is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary L. Joyce; daughters, Sharon Joyce, Pamela Joyce and Melanie Mickens (Eric, Sr.) of Pontiac, MI, and Cynthia Joyce; grandsons, Eric, Jr. and Armani Mickens of Pontiac, MI; brothers, Ernest Joyce (Paulette) and Marshall Joyce (Ann); sister, Izory Drake (Alford), all of Madisonville, KY; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, May 19, 2017, at Christian Tabernacle Church, 1041 Washington Avenue, officiated by Pastor Wayne Harris, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday from 10:00 AM until service time at the church.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.