Joyce Byers Maguire
Last updated 12/21/2020 at 5:44pm
Joyce Byers Maguire, 84, of Brevard, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Tore’s Home.
Born in Lincoln County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Alva and Kathleen Byers. In addition to her parents, her first husband, John Rae Hipp, and her second husband, Richard E. Maguire; and her brother, Lt. Col. Rodney Byers, predeceased her.
She graduated from Brevard College in 1958 and retired from Bank of America in 1998. She was a runner, and completed one marathon at the age of 49. She also won numerous cycling medals in the N.C. Senior Games. She loved traveling the world with her late hu...