Louis  Bill Joyner 89, died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC, surrounded by his family.


A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines, North Carolina, with the Reverend Karen Allen officiating.


Louis was the son of the late Louis Butts and Margaret Folsom Joyner and was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret  Branson.


Louis served his country in World War II in the United States Marines.  He graduated from Wake Forest University and worked for Carolina Power and Light Company for 37 years. He served on the Session at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church. Louis was a past president of the Kiwanis of the Pines and also served a term as Lt. Governor in the District.  Louis was an avid golfer and loved the mountains of North Carolina. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and enjoyed time spent with family.


Louis is survived by his wife, of 63 years, Betty; son William “Bill” Joyner and wife Jane, of North Wilkesboro; daughters Lynn Joyner, of Southern Pines, Mary Jane Monroe and husband David, of Farmville, NC;  grandchildren Will and Emily Monroe, Jacob and Sarah Joyner.


Memorials may be made to Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 330 S. May Street, Southern Pines, NC 28327.


Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family.


Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com .


Memories Timeline


  1. Mrs. Joyner and Family, We are so sorry to learn of Mr. Joyner’s passing. Jim worked with him for many years at CP&L and always respected and enjoyed their relationship. I also had the pleasure of assisting you both on occasions while I was employed at Ba

  2. We are sorry to read about Mr. Joyner’s death. He was always a very kind and gracious man. Our thoughts are with all of you at this time of loss.

  3. Bill & Family..

    Mom, Louise and I were very sorry to read the news about your father. I remember him well with your mother who was so kind to me as a child growing up in the 60s. Our condolences to your Mom and the entire family. You are all

  4. Lynn and family, I am so very sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers go out to you all! May God give you peace, comfort and grace to deal with the days ahead.

    Love and prayers,


  5. Betty and Lynn,

    Please know that you are in my prayers following the death of our beloved Lou. I have fond memories of playing golf with him and of course speaking with him every Sunday in church. You are in my prayers.

  6. Dearest Lynn,

    Your family is very special to me and I have lots of memories of our years growing up together. My prayers continue to be you and your family. Cherish the memories! Love, Bridget

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