Joyce was born on April 4, 1931 in Milan, OH to the late Clarence and Catherine (Rockwell) Huber.
Joyce graduated from Milan High School in 1949 and received her bachelor's from Bowling Green State University. She retired from the Milan schools after many years of teaching. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, reading and cooking. Her greatest love was being with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Paul R. Hite, whom she married in 1958. She is also survived by her daughter, Lisa (William) Straub of GA; sons, Tom Hite of Milan and Brad Hite of Sandusky and her grandchildren, Allison, Melissa, Katie, Lilly and Olivia.
In addition to her parents, Joyce is preceded in death by her sister, Betty Huber and brother, Gary Huber.
Friends may call on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm until time of memorial services at 1:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory Milan Chapel, 1 S. Main St., Milan. Burial will be held at a later date in Milan Cemetery, Milan.
Those wishing to contribute to Joyce's memory may do so to the Sandusky/Firelands Alzheimer's Group, PO Box 2476, Sandusky, OH 44871-2476 or to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared online at www.grofffuneralhomes.com.