Reid Joseph Joyce of Montrose died after a brief battle with cancer on Friday, April 13, 2012, at his home. He was 74.
Mr. Joyce was born April 3, 1938, in Delta, to William and Lyndall (Burch) Joyce. He spent his childhood in Delta and graduated from Delta High School in 1956. He attended Mesa Jr. College in Grand Junction.
He married Alice Weams on Oct. 6, 1961, in Littleton. They lived in Nucla, Grand Junction and Denver before moving to Montrose.
Mr. Joyce enjoyed spending time with his family and gambling trips out of town. He was an avid sports fan, especially of the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Joyce of Montrose; a son, Kevin Joyce of Montrose; three sisters, Sandra Bailey of Carlin, Nev., Lyndall Johnson and Melissa Hamilton and her husband Les, all of Delta; sisters-in-laws and their husbands of Grand Junction; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Joyce was preceded in death by a son, Kerry Joyce.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 19, at 2 p.m. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose. Burial will follow at Grand View Cemetery west of Montrose.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, CO 81402.
Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus