CAPT James Joyner USN

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Feb 3, 1938 – Sep 8, 2019


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CAPT Joyner was born on February 3, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019. After graduating High School where he was a star athlete, he attended Columbia Prep prior to attending the Naval Academy in 1957. Shortly after reporting aboard he was relocated to Yokosuka, Japan where he quickly realized the surface Navy was not for him. Inurnment at the U.S. Naval Academy Columbarium will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and/or the Lynnhaven United Methodist Church.

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Our condolences to the entire family...Captain Joyner will be greatly missed by all of us here at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club, where he spent so many years with us. We enjoyed his friendship and his wonderful smile everyday. Calm winds and following seas to a warrior.

Joe Andrew, AGM
Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club