Christopher "Chip" T. Joyce


Christopher “Chip” Timothy Joyce, age 54, died August 10, 2021. He was the youngest of the five brothers but the first to be reunited with their parents, Helen and Patrick Joyce.

Chip was born on December 29, 1966. He lived an enthusiastic and spirited but somewhat unconventional life. He loved the outdoors. He made his home in the country (Clarion County) where he lived with Kathi Griffith and their 3 rescue dogs. He was most at peace in the outdoors.

Christopher (Chip) really enjoyed hunting and fishing. For a while, he held the PA state archery record for whitetail buck. Chip's other favorite pastime was dirt track racing. He particularly loved being at Lernerville Speedway. Just the smell of the racing fuel gave him an immediate pick-up!

Chip was fun to be around. He did not have a mean bone in his body. He had a great sense of humor (got that from his mom) and was always willing to lend a hand.

He is survived by his girlfriend, Kathi Griffith, four brothers: Patrick (Bobbie), Michael (Erin), Timothy (Beth), and Greg (Kristen). He is loved and will be missed by his numerous nieces and nephews, 50+ first cousins, and many friends.

Christopher (Chip) struggled health-wise these last few years and we are all thankful he can now rest in peace.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Christopher, please visit our floral store at the McDonald Linn Funeral Home, who are in charge of the arrangements.

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