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Norris Herbert Joyce

11/12/1942 - 02/11/2021
Service Date: 02/18/2021
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Service Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201
Interment: City of Mesa

Norris H. Joyce, 78, of Mesa, AZ passed from this earthly life into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Thursday February 11, 2021. He was surrounded by his loving family and passed peacefully at home. He was born November 12, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating from Ferndale High School, he attended Detroit Bible College.

He and his family moved to Arizona in February of 1977 where he worked as a real estate agent and salesman at Tony M Coury Buick-GMC Trucks until he retired in 2007.

He is survived by his wife Linda who was the love of his life for 56 years. Also surviving are their two daughters Rebecca L. Joyce and Laura A. (Ritchie) Brown; four cherished grandchildren, Brandon, Taylor, Emily, and Jordan. He was also blessed with four beloved great grandchildren, Miley, Ella, Tanner, and Ava.

Also surviving are his two loving sisters, Marjorie (Pete) Lawrie and Judy (Fred) Hiegel and many loved nieces and nephews.

Norris was a loving husband, father and grandfather (papa) and will be missed by all his family and friends.

A small service will be held at Bunker Family Funerals, Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201 on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 11:00 am. Pastor Paul Garrison of Grace Church in Mesa will share the eulogy. There will be a private interment at Mesa Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Hospice at Home of Arizona, St. Jude Children’s Hospital

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  • Chad/Heather Ralph & Family

    RIP Noris. I have known you and your family almost my entire life. You will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Linda and the rest of the family. May God place his comforting hand upon you during this difficult time. ❤️🙏🏻😢

  • He was a beautiful person and his beauty will continue to exist within the beauty of his incredible family as well as in my heart. I will surely miss you. May you run through the fields of Heaven with Angels beside you and enjoy the beauty of Jesus smile. Till we meet again my good friend.

  • Carole Joyce King

    I was honored to know cousin Norris better these past few years after I moved to Sun City West. I enjoyed our phone conversations and visits. Our Grandmother Joyce would be proud of the man
    he became. I will miss him and he will always have a special place in my heart. Love from cousin Carole.

  • Dear Laura and Family,

    Deepest sympathies to you, your Mom and sister. You will always be your Daddy’s little girl. Thinking of you and all of your loved ones during this time. Blessings!
    Love, Kendra & Brian

  • Garry and Paulette Ralph

    Dear Linda and family. We were so sorry to hear of Norris’ passing. We were neighbors for many years and enjoyed watching the kids grow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I know you are hurting but we know Norris is safe in God’s arms. May God give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Love to all and God Bless.

  • Linda, Laura and Rebecca, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. I have been blessed to know him for the last 20+ years and he has always treated me and my kids as if we were his own. I pray for peace for you all now and in the coming days ahead. May he always watch over his beautiful family. I love you all.

  • Don & Middy Crellin

    Linda, Laura and Rebecca, we share our love and sympathy with you in the passing of Norris to be with Jesus. Cousin Norris was such a blessing and joy to us and our family when we grew up together in Detroit Michigan. We look forward to the day when we all will have that great family reunion with Norris in God’s Heaven.

  • Dave & Kathy Smith

    Kathy and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Linda,Becky and Laura and your extended family on the death of Norris. He was a wonderful person with a easy going personality. We always enjoyed each other’s company watching sports on your set on Forest. He even taught me how to play tennis. RIP my friend. Dave

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