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Reece Joyce June 3, 1923 - April 20, 2017


May 16, 2017

Reece Joyce

Reece Joyce

June 3, 1923 - April 20, 2017

Ernest Reece Joyce, 93, of Sweet Home died April 20, 2017.

He was born June 3, 1923 in Nashville, Tenn., to Ernest and Josephine (Green) Joyce, one of 10 children.

He moved out on his own at 16 when he got a job working on a farm.

In 1943 Mr. Joyce was drafted into the Army and served as an engineer until he was honorably discharged after the war ended in 1945.

He had various jobs throughout his life, among them being a grounds-keeper, of which he was particularly fond.

Mr. Joyce thoroughly enjoyed gardening and fishing, as well as reading a...

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