Jim Joyce, the father of Barnaby Joyce, who served as a former deputy prime minister, passed away at 98.
Following the passing of the family patriarch on Tuesday evening, the member of parliament will be absent from parliament for at least the remainder of this week so that she can be with her relatives.
According to a statement provided to 7NEWS.com.au by a spokesperson, “Barnaby Joyce is mourning the loss of his father Jim Joyce, who died away sadly yesterday night.” Jim Joyce was 98 years old.
How Did Bernaby Joyce Father James Joyce Die
Australian politician Barnaby Joyce has made it abundantly clear that he will not divulge any information about his father’s medical condition to the general public. This is because his father, James Joyce, is gravely ill, and it is possible that he will not survive. While the exact nature of his death has not been made public, This respect for privacy is commendable, and it serves as a reminder that even in times of intense public scrutiny, some things are best left between family and friends.
At the time of his passing, he had reached the age of 98, which is a time in a person’s life when various health problems may begin to manifest themselves.
Mr. Joyce’s children include four daughters who are now adults, two young sons whose names are Sebastian and Thomas, and his girlfriend Vikki Campion, the mother of Barnaby. Mr. Joyce’s father worked as a veterinarian for many years before retiring. Three grandchildren named Sebastian, Thomas, and Barnaby belong to Mr. Joyce.
The former deputy prime minister hurried from Canberra to the family farm in their home state of New South Wales on Monday night after receiving word that his father had become ill. The farm is located in the New England district of the state of New South Wales.
Mr. Joyce was a livestock veterinarian who served his country during World War II and significantly contributed to the early development of immunization. In addition, Mr. Joyce was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service. In 2009, Mr. Joyce went away, which was a terrible
Family of Burnaby Joyce: An Introduction to His Family Background
Barnaby Joyce was one of six children raised on a sheep and cattle station at Danglemah near Woolbrook. Woolbrook is located approximately 60 kilometers northeast of where she was born in Tamworth, New South Wales. Barnaby Joyce was one of the children who was raised on the station.
His parents raised Joyce, farmers Marie and James Joyce. Joyce was born in their home. In 1947, his father, who had been in the military during World War II, relocated the family from New Zealand to Australia. This move occurred after his father had completed his service.
John P. Joyce, Joyce’s paternal grandfather, served in the military as a professional soldier during World War I. He was a part of the Gallipoli Campaign and the landing at Anzac Cove, and Joyce was named after him. He was a participant in the Battle of Gallipoli.
Joyce attended Woolbrook Public School for her elementary and secondary education. Following that, she attended Saint Ignatius College, Riverview, in Sydney for her secondary education. She proceeded to further her studies by enrolling at the University of New England (UNE) in Armidale, from where she ultimately received a Bachelor of Financial Administration degree in 1989.
Tribute to Bernaby Joyce Father James
That's a completely acceptable reason for missing Parliament.— 💧Bee🐝🐀 (@BelindaJones68) July 27, 2022
No further explanation needed, let's allow the family their privacy at this sad time and I offer my sincerest condolences to @Barnaby_Joyce and family.
True. 98 is a good life I think. Both my parents did not get past 80. Regardless even when loved ones get to the age we half expect it the loss still hurts— Jessica Mason (@JessicaPerthWA) July 27, 2022
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