Thomas Keith
Mr. Thomas Keith "Tom" Joyce, age 78, of Sellersburg, Indiana formerly of Dupont entered this life on August 15, 1940 in Jefferson County, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late James W. and Audra B. Swafford Joyce. Tom was raised near Dupont and was a 1958 graduate of Dupont High School. While in high school he was a forward on the basketball team, and played first base and pitched for the baseball team. On July 11, 1959 Tom was united in marriage to Deanna Lee Bodem at the North Madison Baptist Church. This happy union of 59 years was blessed with two daughters, Terri Lee and Jacquelyn Jill. He worked as a supervisor and technology director for Sara Lee Bakery, retiring after 41 years of service. Tom always stayed busy so he also drove for Jim O'Neil Ford in Sellersburg, Life Spring and Westminister Village. He had held membership in the Seratoma Club, Teamster's Local 89 and the Sellersburg United Methodist Church. He enjoyed going to the Shepherdsville Country Show every weekend. Tom was an avid sports fanatic, following the Cincinnati Reds, Indiana University and the Cincinnati Bengals. He resided the past 45 years in Sellersburg but enjoyed his trips back to Madison and Dupont. Tom was a devoted husband, loving dad and papaw. Tom would help anyone in his quiet unassuming nature. Tom passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 8:16 p.m. at his home in Sellersburg, Indiana.
Tom will be missed by his loving wife of 59 years, Deanna Lee Bodem Joyce of Jeffersonville, Indiana; his loving daughters, Terri Lee Williams and her husband, Danny of Charlestown, Indiana, Jacquelyn "Jill" Lucas and her husband, Mike of Sellersburg, Indiana; his loving grandson, Bryan Lee Williams and his wife, Candace; his lvoing granddaughter, Madisyn Lucas and her fiancée, Camden Read; his adoring great grandchildren, Keaton Lee Williams and Layken Michelle Williams; his brother, John Scully and his wife, Betty of Dupont, Indiana; his sister, Janice Moffitt of Loogootee, Indiana; his niece and nephews, Hollie, Brent, and Corey; his brother in law, Ed Bodem and his wife, Cindy of Seymour, Indiana; his step sister in law, Carolyn Richey of Scottsburg, Indiana; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father, James W. Joyce died, October 27, 1993, his mother, Audra B. Swafford Joyce died, July 5, 1999, his sister, Jovonda Haines, his mother in law and father's in law, Gwen Gosman died, May 17, 2016, Marvin Gosman died, November 8, 2004 and Lee Bodem died, October 20, 2009, his brother in law, Jack Bodem died, 1971.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 19, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., by at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Sellersburg Cemetery in Sellersburg, Indiana.
Friends may visit Sunday from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation or the American Heart Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison, IN
Published on November 18, 2018


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