Eric "Rick" Joyce, 60, passed away on Dec. 10, 2017
Eric “Rick” Joyce, 60, died on Dec. 10, 2017, in Hutchinson. He was born on Feb. 9, 1957 the son of J. Dallas and Dorothy (Harper) Joyce in El Dorado.
Rick graduated in 1975 from El Dorado High School. He went on to attend Kansas State University. He began his career as a dispensing optician in Wichita and then had the opportunity to become an owner of Singleton Joyce Optical Dispensers when his Uncle Roger retired. Rick’s greatest joy was his children. He proudly spoke of their accomplishments and successes.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a sister, Jody Bohannon, and a brother, Roger Joyce.
Survivors are: his four children, Sarah Joyce of Lawrence, Nicole Joyce of Wichita, Adam Joyce of San Antonio, Texas, and John Dustin (Kate) Joyce of Minneapolis, Minn.; a brother, Greg (Helen) Joyce, El Dorado; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, at Hutchinson Funeral Chapel.
Inurnment will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Walnut Valley Cemetery in El Dorado.
Memorials may be made to the Kansas State University, John Cancer Research Center in care of the funeral home, 300 E. 30th Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67502.
Condolences may be left online at www. hutchinsonfc.com.