Jim was an Eagle Scout from North Ridgeville, played football and graduated from North Ridgeville High School. He went to Ohio University for four years. He was a general contractor in California for 20 years and also a realtor inspector in Las Vegas.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret (nee Abraham); children, Suzanne Joyce, Benjamin Joyce (wife Linda); three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence M. and Doris (nee Shannon) Joyce; son, Robert; and his daughter, Theresa.
He is survived by a brother, Robert; and two sisters, Mary Hale and Kathleen Keller.