Joyce Morris Van Der Veer

Published 2:14 pm Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Joyce Morris Van Der Veer, 87, of Thomas Jefferson Highway, Charlotte Court House, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at Gugginheimer Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Norman McClung Van Der Veer, Sr.

Born in Hightstown, New Jersey, on November 4, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Cora Walker Morris and Joseph Thomas Morris. She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church and a retired Charlotte County deputy sheriff.

In addition to her husband she is survived by three daughters, Cora June St. John and husband, Carroll, Marjorie Finch and husband, Doug, and Regina Trent and husband, Johnny all of Charlotte Court House; a son, Norman Van Der Veer, Jr. and special friend, Joan Roach of Pamplin; seven grandchildren, Christopher (Roxane), Caryn (Billy Rundstrom), Cameron (Brandy) St. John, Barry Van Der Veer, Erin Finch (Jeff Scruggs), Samantha (James) Elder, and Adam Trent (Dave Carlson); nine great-grandchildren, Jeremy (Amy) St. John, Jacob, Jenna, and Peyton St. John, Layla Rundstrom, Cameron St. John, Noah Harris, Ethan and Emma Elder; one great-great-grandson, Ian St. John; a brother, Ronald T. Morris of Morehead City, N.C.; and caregiver, Barbara Hunter.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Craig St. John and a daughter-in-law, Nancy Van Der Veer.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Spring Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul McLinden. Entombment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at the residence.

Those wishing to make memorials please consider Spring Creek Baptist Church, 918 Darlington Heights Road, Cullen, VA 23934.

Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting