Charles Neil Joyce

Jul 5, 1927 - Mar 7, 2010


Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on March 7, 2010. Born in Brandon, S.D., on July 5, 1927, he resided in Sacramento for forty years. Devoted husband of 57 years to Yvonne Joyce. Greatly missed by his sons Kevin and Scott, daughter-in-law Jennifer, daughter Kimberly and son-in-law Scott Cowen. Adored grandfather of Charlie, Christina, Lindsey, Jason, Ryan, Drew, McKenna and Jordyn. Proud great-grandfather to Preston. Preceded in death by loving son Steven. Leading an exciting life, Chuck was a pilot, television and radio newscaster and successful business owner who loved traveling the world. As a devoted Christian, he enjoyed serving his church and helping others. He will be remembered for his generosity, perseverance and wonderful sense of humor. A memorial service honoring his life will be held at First Covenant Church, 10933 Progress Court, Rancho Cordova, Calif. 95670, on Friday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. Remembrances in Chuck’s name may be made to First Covenant Church Seniors Missions Fund.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841


  • mark shea says:

    Just read about Chuck. He was a strong man and a great father figure to me. I looked up to him. I so envied all the Joyce kids growing up. Yvonne Joyce, what a great lady.

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