June 9, 1949 - October 12, 2020
Funeral services for Mr. Joyce John, 71, of Missouri City, Texas will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, 12803 Sugar Ridge Blvd., Missouri City, Tx. A visitation and prayer service will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery, 1310 N Main, in Pearland, Tx. at 1:00 p.m.
Joyce was born June 9, 1949 in Kerala, India as a fourth child of the late Thankamma John and John Yohannan and passed away peacefully on Monday, October 13, 2020 in Sugar Land, Texas. He was surrounded by family as the Lord called him home.
His school years were spent at the SNDPHSS, Chenneerkkara, Kerala and he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from Catholicate College in India. Joyce was a life-long member of St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India, and married Rosamma on February 11th, 1980, with family and church members in attendance. He has spent his earlier part of adulthood working in various states of India and in Saudi Arabia. Towards the later part of 1980s, he came back to India to be closer to his family.
After running multiple successful businesses in his hometown, Joyce immigrated to the United States with his family. He was working as a county employee and retired from the Camden County Health Service Center, New Jersey in 2017.
He begins a new day in Heaven with those who have gone before him, his parents, Thankamma and John Yohannan; Siblings, Mathew, Kunjunjamma, Ammini and Leela.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Rosamma Joyce; his two children, Roni and Jodha; daughter-in-laws, Ginu and Mini; three grandchildren, Savannah, Thomas and Jacob; two siblings, John and Sofiyamma; and numbers loved extended family members and friends.
We will always remember that sweet smile and warm embrace you radiated to everyone who has come your way. There will never be another to replace you in our hearts, and the love we will always have for you.
Darst Funeral Home, directors, Kingood, Tx.
Services for Mr. Joyce John, 71, of Missouri City, Texas will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, 12803 Sugar Ridge Blvd., Missouri City, Tx.
A visitation and prayer service will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery, 1310 N. Main in Pearland, Tx. at 1:00 p.m.
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