Joyner Sr, William (Brother, Bill) - 74 of Mays Landing was called home on September 15, 2020 after battling cancer. He was born and raised in Atlantic City, NJ on August 17, 1946 to Robert and Ada Joyner and attended Atlantic City Schools. He resided in Pleasantville, NJ for over forty years before moving to Mays Landing. He attended the Job Corp in Winslow, Arizona where he received a certification in auto mechanics. He held various jobs over the years as a transmission specialist, equipment operator and limo driver. He then became the proud owner and operator of Dakota Services, Inc and Personal Transportation Services for many years. He rendered kind and compassionate service transporting many dialysis patients throughout Atlantic County.
William was known for his sense of humor and warm caring nature to all. He had a passion for cars and oldies music. His 1978 Lincoln Town Car, Cartier Edition was his prized possession. Above all, he cherished his family and time spent together. Grandfather was his favorite title. Poppy, as he was proudly called by his grandchildren and many of their friends, enjoyed being a part of their lives and activities.
William is survived by his beloved wife of forty years Margaret (Peggy) Joyner; daughters, Shawn Joyner of Arizona and Gina (Riccitiello) and son-in-law, Mark Miller of Mays Landing; grandchildren, Joseph and Megan Miller and close in-laws, Robert and Virginia Reale of Mays Landing. He is also survived by his sister, Ernestine Temple of Pasadena, California and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents; son, William Taylor (TJ) Joyner, Jr; sisters, Charlotte (Joyner) Canada, Anna (Temple) Scott, Marion and Carol Temple and brothers, Edward, Whitney and Billy Temple.
A man known by many names is a man well loved...our dear, sweet William, Bill, Brother, Hon, Dad, Pop, Poppy, Uncle and friend will be forever in our hearts.
A special thank you to Dr Devon McKenzie and staff at the AtlantiCare Cancer Center, the staff at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Centers and AtlantiCare Hospice.Your compassionate care was greatly appreciated.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September, 19, 2020 at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main Street, Mays Landing, NJ 08330, where family and friends may call from 10:00 - 12:00. A service will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Food Bank of New Jersey https://cfbnj.org/