Terry Joyce (Terrance Patrick Joyce) played professional football for two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1970s.
Born in Kirksville and raised in Edina, Missouri, he attended Highland Community College in Kansas, Missouri Southern State University and Wichita State University.
While at Missouri Southern, he was voted a football All-American at tight end and punter, leading the nation in punting average.
In a 2008 interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Joyce said his biggest thrill was being a teammate of NFL Hall of Famers, Dan Dierdorf, Roger Wehrli and Jackie Smith.
Terry Joyce died of cancer in June, 2011.