Ron Joyce

Age 88




Ronald V. Joyce was the co-founder of the popular Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons. Hockey legend Tim Horton opened the first modest location in Hamilton, Ontario in 1964, but it was only after Joyce became his partner the following year that the small shop began to expand into a donut empire. Joyce eventually built the business up to become Canada's largest fast food chain, with thousands of restaurants across the globe. After selling Tim Hortons to Wendy's in the 1990s, Joyce remained involved as the company's largest shareholder. We invite you to share condolences for Ron Joyce in our Guest Book. Read Full Obituary

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Our condolences and heartfelt prayers go out to the Family. May the God of tender mercies grant you all love, peace and comfort during this most difficult time and in the days to come. Please know that the love your dearly beloved Father had for you all will forever remain in your hearts.


JMJ, Jackson Mississippi

The Family,
My sincere condolence for your loss. May the God of tender mercies and all comfort comfort your family and strengthen you during your time of sadness.

My sincere condolences to the family and friends who have lost this trailblazer. He leaves a formidable legacy. God will comfort and sustain you during this difficult time because he cares about you. (1 Peter 5:6,7)

So sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one, Ron... He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. My deepest condolences to you and your family and friends on your loss. God's word brings comfort to you at this time. John6:40. His word is true.

Ron will be dearly missed by my wife and I. Over 41 years, you always made time for me sharing business and personal thoughts. I will forever treasure the full rainy day we spent one on one at Fox Harbour a few years ago. You were kind in sharing thoughts and advice and listening to my ideas which led to a positive personal and business relationship.
Be at peace my friend, you will be sorely missed by friends and family alike.
Brian Orr

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
I am proud to have know such a wonderful person, his passion for business as well as people is something to be admired for the ages. A Legendary Canadian who will be missed. Thank you for everything!