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Brandon Patrick "BJ" Joyce

Brandon Patrick "BJ" Joyce
  • September 5, 1984 - December 28, 2010
  • Saint Charles, Missouri

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“Will was lucky to have you for his roommate his first year at IU. He might have stayed in his room watching ESPN if it weren't for his fun loving...Read More »
1 of 79 | Posted by: Diane Meyers - Shawnee, KS

“I didn't know Brandon but I knew his father Terry. Played against Terry when he was playing at Highland Jr. Co. Later played with Terry at Wichita...Read More »
2 of 79 | Posted by: Tim Hund - Wichita, KS

“We pray for your family daily! We miss and Love you B! You are forever in our hearts. ”
3 of 79 | Posted by: Amber Isbell - Moody, AL

“There are very few memories i have from high school without brandon being a part of. I know him and Andrew are together now, watching over us....Read More »
4 of 79 | Posted by: Jessica Koenig - St. Louis, MO

“Terry , Linda and Lindsey, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your dear son and brother. ”
5 of 79 | Posted by: Jim and Debi (Early) Kavanaugh

“What can I add to these moving tributes to Brandon? He was a loving and wonderful son, brother, cousin, nephew and friend. Brandon was larger than...Read More »
6 of 79 | Posted by: Diane Meyers - Shawnee, KS

“Our deepest condolences for the loss of your son. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cris & Chris Haiskey ”
7 of 79 | Posted by: Chris Haiskey - Denver, CO

“So Sorry for your loss Terry ”
8 of 79 | Posted by: Don McCurren - Edina, MO

“Words cannot express our feelings. We hope you find some comfort in knowing that the entire Joyce family is in our thoughts and prayers. Focus on...Read More »
9 of 79 | Posted by: John and Nancy Dauer - MO

“Your family are in my prayers at this time of such loss. God bless all of you. ”
10 of 79 | Posted by: Lois Browning - Schaumburg, IL

“To Brandon's parents and Lindsay: Brandon was my trainer at Golds Gym and together we won the 12-week challenge in 2009. Brandon beat the heck out of...Read More »
11 of 79 | Posted by: Gretchen Jaspering - Friend

“Terry & Family, We are so sorry to hear of the tragic loss of your son. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength for each...Read More »
12 of 79 | Posted by: Steve and Eileen Miller - MO

“Terry & family: My deepest sympathy for you in your time of tragic loss. You are all in my prayers. ”
13 of 79 | Posted by: Adrian Rogers - Sanford, FL

“Terry, Linda & LindsayPlease know that you and your family are in my thought's and prayers. ”
14 of 79 | Posted by: Debbie McCurren Edwards

“So sorry for your loss, just wanted you to know that you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts! ”
15 of 79 | Posted by: Dick & Sandy Woods

“Our hearts are heavy with grief over your loss. As we age, we realize how important our families are and our children are always our greatest loves....Read More »
16 of 79 | Posted by: Roger & Linda Shultz - Quincy, IL

“Heart Felt Condolences. ”
17 of 79 | Posted by: Candy "Murray" Phillips

“Terry and family I am so sorry for the loss of B.J.my heart goes out to you all.You are in my prayers ”
18 of 79 | Posted by: schela( hawkins) enyard - Macon, MO

“Dear Terry, Linda and Lindsey, We are so sorry for the loss of Brandon. The shock has not worn off still. I was at Annies when I found out and the...Read More »
19 of 79 | Posted by: Skip & Michele Strode - Ofallon, MO

“Terry, Linda, and Lyndsey: Our sincerest condolences on the loss of your beloved son Brandon. We have been out of town and just returned, and are...Read More »
20 of 79 | Posted by: Terry and Robyn Stieve - MO

“Dear Terry, Linda and Lindsay, We cannot tell you the shock and sheer terror we felt when we read about Brandon. Our hearts are so saddened and...Read More »
21 of 79 | Posted by: elaine and joe lapetina - IL

“brandon i never got too meet you man but evryone was talking about how you where a great guy man and i belive them bro you made my cuz rach happy and...Read More »
22 of 79 | Posted by: derrick thompson - pellcity, AL

“Terry and Linda, we just got home and wanted to leave a message that our hearts and prayers are with you and Brandon. A truly wonderful person. I...Read More »
23 of 79 | Posted by: Mike Reeter - Normal, IL - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss.Please know that you are always in my prayers. ”
24 of 79 | Posted by: Gay Gay - friend of Rachel

“The words to express what we feel about the desperate situation through which you have been compelled to pass with diffficulty; such as do, seem...Read More »
25 of 79 | Posted by: Terry, Pam & Alan Jones

“As I finally wipe through these tears, I realize it is time to say goodbye. Brandon you meant the world to me and you always will. This is the most...Read More »
26 of 79 | Posted by: Amy Smith - O'Fallon, MO

“May your family be comforted by the memories you all share in your hearts. ”
27 of 79 | Posted by: Grace - none

“Terry and Family, My family Prays that the Joyce Family be granted peace, strength, and courage during this time of great sorrow and challenge. ...Read More »
28 of 79 | Posted by: Brian Stevenson - Weatherby Lake, MO

“Terry & Linda: Jane and I offer our sympathy on the tragic loss of Brandon. I only had the pleasure to meet him a couple of times but felt I knew...Read More »
29 of 79 | Posted by: Bill & Jane Herod - St. Louis, MO

“Our hearts and prayers go out to Terry and the rest of Brandon's family. Brandon will be missed as he touched and influenced all of us at Sports...Read More »
30 of 79 | Posted by: R Christopher Mileski @ Sports Enhancement Group - MO

“Dear Terry and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your sudden loss. The first thing I thought of when I heard the news was that if Dad were here, he...Read More »
31 of 79 | Posted by: Beth Delano - O'Fallon, MO

“We were both so sad and sorry to hear about Brandon. We never had the pleasure to meet but from reading about him and after visiting with you before...Read More »
32 of 79 | Posted by: Stephen and Lisa Kriegshauser - MO

“Terry Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the time. We are so very sorry for your loss.. God bless you all.. ”
33 of 79 | Posted by: Elaine McCarty Misener - Elgin, AZ

“Terry and family: Please know of my thoughts and prayers. May God guide you gently through this tragedy and may you know of His love through all...Read More »
34 of 79 | Posted by: Marian Pfannenstiel Furst

“Teryy and Linda, we are so saddened by your loss. Brandon was a great kid, so full of energy and fun to be with. I can remember so many great...Read More »
35 of 79 | Posted by: Ron and Leah Meyers - St Louis, MO

“I grew up with Brandon's dad and uncle Tim (my classmate through grade and high school) in Edina, Missouri. My daughter is just a few months older...Read More »
36 of 79 | Posted by: John Dennis Kriegshauser - KS

“Dear Joyce family&Rachel, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May God give you strength and fill you with his...Read More »
37 of 79 | Posted by: Steve&Renee' Hubbard - Leeds, AL

“Our hearts go out to you as you grieve the tragic loss of such a great young man. We send our sympathy to all of "BJ's" family and friends. ”
38 of 79 | Posted by: Richard Witherow Family

“Terry, my heart goes out to you and your family. May you find spiritual strength to make it through this most difficult time. ”
39 of 79 | Posted by: Richard Peterson - Saint Charles, MO

“Dear Terry and Linda,Diane and I are deeply saddened by the lose of Brandon. His spirit and passion were contagious and felt by everyone. I can still...Read More »
40 of 79 | Posted by: Jeffrey " maze " Mazur - IL

“Terry and Linda, My deepest sympathies to you and your family for this tremendous loss. I am not surprised at the wonderful person the young boy...Read More »
41 of 79 | Posted by: Diana Niemeyer - St. Louis, MO

“I was in Brandon's freshman class at Indiana University. Not only did we share some great times on the field but also off of it. I will never forget...Read More »
42 of 79 | Posted by: Joel Stubblefield - Noblesville, IN

“Our hearts are broken by this tragedy that has shortened such a wonderful mans life. I am very thankful that my son got to be a part of Brandon's...Read More »
43 of 79 | Posted by: Pat and Letha Cucci - FL

“Dear Terry,Linda & Lindsay, I am so sorry for your tragic loss and want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Brandon was a wonderful young...Read More »
44 of 79 | Posted by: Pat Fleegle - Ft.Myers, FL

“Mr. and Mrs. Joyce and FamilyPlease accept Patty and my our condolances for your great loss. though we have never met you, we have enjoyed our...Read More »
45 of 79 | Posted by: Don Coleman - St. Peters, MO

“Dear Linda :Five months ago I lost my only child in an attempted robbery. I know that your heart is hurting so much - But you are not alone so many...Read More »
46 of 79 | Posted by: Diane Brennan - Wentzville, MO

“Brandon was my teammate at Indiana University and we became very close friends. I am still in disbelief about what's happened and trying to accept...Read More »
47 of 79 | Posted by: Blake Powers - Louisville, KY

“I have very fond memories of Brandon in my classes my first two years teaching at DHS. He was a friend to everyone and especially kind to me as a...Read More »
48 of 79 | Posted by: Holly Eschenbrenner - St. Peters, MO

“Terry, So sorry to hear about Brandon. My heart goes out to you and your family. My family and I will observe a special moment this evening in...Read More »
49 of 79 | Posted by: Marty O'Brien - Ballwin MO, MO

“Although I did not personally know Brandon, I recall many stories told to me by his Aunt Tracy during his younger days. There are no words that can...Read More »
50 of 79 | Posted by: Roberta Grissum (fka McKiddy)

“Mr. and Mrs. Joyce and Lindsay-I remember August 2000 like it was yesterday. I was beginning my daily duties early in the morning, volleyball try...Read More »
51 of 79 | Posted by: John "JJ" Hecei - Saint Peters, MO

“A family member was in ICU the same time as your son and although Brandon and the circumstances surrounding his condition were then unknown to myself...Read More »
52 of 79 | Posted by: Jan H. - St. Charles, MO

“I had the pleasure of coaching Brandon in basketball at Duchesne for two years. He was a joy to coach and always livened up practices with his...Read More »
53 of 79 | Posted by: Mark Hall - St. Louis, MO

“Dear MR. and MRS Joyce I had the pleasure of knowing Brandon through Amy and I really liked him ! he was a happy outgoing young man , lots of love...Read More »
54 of 79 | Posted by: Kathy Fog - St.Louis, MO

“my mind has been in turmoil since I heard the news about your accident. You were my best friend, and although I was older than you, I looked up to...Read More »
55 of 79 | Posted by: Jason Null - st. charles, MO

“Mr. and Mrs. Joyce and Famiy, even though I don't know you, your family has been in my thoughts and prayers ever since hearing about this horrific...Read More »
56 of 79 | Posted by: Chris and Sarah Massey - MO

“Our Deepest Sympathies to the Joyce Family. Whitmoor Country Club ”
57 of 79 | Posted by: Whitmoor Country Club - MO

“Dear Terry & Linda, We are so very saddened about this incident. We are holding you in our prayers. ”
58 of 79 | Posted by: Nancy Tague Platz - Brashear,, MO

“Brandon and I have trained together for the last 3 years at Sports Enhancement Group. He was truly a great person and a great friend. The thing...Read More »
59 of 79 | Posted by: Carey Davis - Saint Peters, MO

“Dear Terry, Linda and Lindsay, Our hearts broke for you when we heard the tragic news about Brandon. We know how proud you are of him and how much...Read More »
60 of 79 | Posted by: JOE and TONI FOERSTER - MO

“During this time of intense sorrow, take comfort knowing that Brandon knew Jesus to be his Lord and Savior and that he is at peace with the Father in...Read More »
61 of 79 | Posted by: Karen Belter - Foristell, MO

“Joyce Family, I cannot express how deeply sorry I am for your loss. I was a year older than Brandon and attended Duchesne High School as well....Read More »
62 of 79 | Posted by: Michael Morris - Friend

“Terry just wanted you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. You've been on my mind a lot the last few days. Right now high...Read More »
63 of 79 | Posted by: David Allen (Skinner) - Canton, MO

“To the Joyce Family, Our hearts broke when we heard the news about Brandon. Our prayers of comfort and strength are with you. What good times we...Read More »
64 of 79 | Posted by: Laurie and Mark Macke and Family

“Though his voice is quiet, his spirit echoes Dear Terry, Linda & Lindsay and family, May you find some comfort in your faith; and treasure the...Read More »
65 of 79 | Posted by: Pat (Perch) and Joan Dallavis - MO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please don't hesitate to call for anything you need, anytime. Brandon will be greatly missed. However, I feel...Read More »
66 of 79 | Posted by: Joe and Erika Anstey - St Louis, MO

“dear friends and family of brandon~ this is horrific! the pain of this is looming so large, the sun wont shine for a long time~prayers for you...Read More »
67 of 79 | Posted by: nancy norris - florissant, MO

“Although we are out of town, our thoughts and prayers have been with you. Our memories of the good days with Brandon will always remain. ”
68 of 79 | Posted by: Bob and Pat Meyers - Friends

“Brandon was the idol in my grandsons eyes, the best friend of my nephew and the one who came in my house checking the fridge. He was always willing...Read More »
69 of 79 | Posted by: Carol Keiser - st. charles, MO

“We feel so very bad and sad for your lost. Please remember you and your family are in our prayers. ”
70 of 79 | Posted by: LOU AND DINAH RISK - FRIEND

“I remember Brandon as a genuinely nice, happy young man with an infectious smile. May God be with the Joyce family, Brandon's friends and the entire...Read More »
71 of 79 | Posted by: June LaPorta - Memphis, TN

“Brandon was a student at DHS during my time as a teacher there. His big smile lit up the classrooms and halls. I am so sorry for your loss, and...Read More »
72 of 79 | Posted by: Diana Newquist Parson - Ottumwa, IA

“Terry and Linda, just want you to know we are thinking of you and praying for your family at this tragic time. We really are at loss for words, but...Read More »
73 of 79 | Posted by: Bob and Mary Jane Kiefer

“i will cherish the moments i had with such a wonderful young gentleman. I , as many will miss his appearance at the club and making his favorite...Read More »
74 of 79 | Posted by: gale miller bogey hills country club - MO

“Terry so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family. If anything I can ever do please let me know. Alan G. Rimer & Family ”
75 of 79 | Posted by: Alan G. Rimer - Friend of Terry

“Brandon was my brother Jeff's good friend. They went to high school together and have been friends ever since. He spent a great deal of time at our...Read More »
76 of 79 | Posted by: Teresa Wapelhorst - St. Charles, MO

“I had the pleasure of knowing Brandon for the past few years. We worked out at Golds Gym whenever Brandon was in town during the off season. ...Read More »
77 of 79 | Posted by: Paul Fix - St Peters, MO - Friend

“I only had the privilege of meeting Brandon one time. I met him 2 weeks ago when we went to celebrate Rachel's birthday. You can tell he was a GREAT...Read More »
78 of 79 | Posted by: Laura Beth Talley - AL

“I did not have the privilege of knowing Brandon, but I work with many others that either knew Brandon or his father Terry. All I can say is that...Read More »
79 of 79 | Posted by: Laurie Parsonage


Joyce, Brandon Patrick "BJ", of St. Charles, Missouri. Brandon was a gridiron football offensive tackle who was violently shot early in the morning on Christmas Eve. He later died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on December 28th. Brandon is the cherished son of Terrance Patrick and Linda Sue Joyce, and loving brother to Lindsay Ann Joyce, MD. He is also survived by the love of his life, Rachel Hubbard and as a loving nephew, cousin and friend. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Louis Paul and Charlene Fett and Pete and Eileen Joyce
Brandon attended Duchesne High School in St. Charles, MO and was a 3A Missouri first-team All-State. He was one of the highest-rated offensive lineman to come out of the state of Missouri his senior year by several publications, and was also recognized for his efforts in the classroom by the National Football Foundation.
He was a Division I scholarship football player at Indiana University and Illinois State where he received his bachelors degree in business. After graduation, Brandon then went on to be a member of the Minnesota Vikings, Toronto Argonauts and the UFL Las Vegas Locomotives (champions, 2009 and 2010). He came back to his hometown team, the St. Louis Rams. He was the son of former NFL punter, Terry Joyce.

Memorials may be made to the St. Louis Ronald McDonald House or the St. Louis Shriners Children's Hospital.