Obituaries

Joyce "Faye" Todd
B: 1937-10-14
D: 2020-11-26
View Details
Todd, Joyce "Faye"
James Leroy "Jim" Mason
B: 1943-01-01
D: 2020-11-22
View Details
Mason, James Leroy "Jim"
Rev. Donald Ray Gardner
B: 1945-01-08
D: 2020-11-16
View Details
Gardner, Rev. Donald Ray
Adam Tyler Spaetti M.D.
B: 1977-06-01
D: 2020-11-14
View Details
Spaetti M.D., Adam Tyler
Jack F. Walcott
B: 1932-06-24
D: 2020-11-13
View Details
Walcott, Jack F.
Shirley Watkins
B: 1938-08-07
D: 2020-11-12
View Details
Watkins, Shirley
James Michael Deckard
B: 1942-06-17
D: 2020-11-10
View Details
Deckard, James Michael
Mark Evert Mitchner
B: 1956-03-20
D: 2020-11-09
View Details
Mitchner, Mark Evert
Danny Porter
B: 1971-06-28
D: 2020-11-06
View Details
Porter, Danny
Debby Deckard
B: 1956-11-14
D: 2020-11-05
View Details
Deckard, Debby
Joyce Carlile
B: 1928-10-08
D: 2020-11-05
View Details
Carlile, Joyce
Betty M. Mercer
B: 1925-07-07
D: 2020-11-04
View Details
Mercer, Betty M.
Stellina Whitaker
B: 1939-03-19
D: 2020-11-03
View Details
Whitaker, Stellina
Violet Franks
B: 1926-07-20
D: 2020-11-01
View Details
Franks, Violet
Jeffery Aaron Clark
B: 1969-08-20
D: 2020-10-31
View Details
Clark, Jeffery Aaron
Tina Conder
B: 1917-05-21
D: 2020-10-31
View Details
Conder, Tina
Debra Kay "Debby" (Inman) McKibben
B: 1959-08-24
D: 2020-10-30
View Details
(Inman) McKibben, Debra Kay "Debby"
Mona Ruth Mobley
B: 1932-02-04
D: 2020-10-28
View Details
Mobley, Mona Ruth
Helen Delores Gotwals
B: 1936-05-15
D: 2020-10-27
View Details
Gotwals, Helen Delores
Austin Theodore Pate
B: 1941-05-30
D: 2020-10-25
View Details
Pate, Austin Theodore
Jessica Jane (Cowles) Reynolds-Stoutermire
B: 1992-08-26
D: 2020-10-20
View Details
(Cowles) Reynolds-Stoutermire, Jessica Jane

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
3000 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Phone: 812-333-4400
Fax: 812-333-4445
Joyce Carlile

Joyce Evelyn Carlile (Gottschall)

Monday, October 8th, 1928 - Thursday, November 5th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Joyce Carlile, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Joyce Carlile

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Joyce's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Joyce's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Joyce Evelyn Gottschall Carlile passed peacefully from this world on November 5, 2020. We celebrate a life well lived. She was a joy-filled, caring, loving spirit with a radiant smile who touched so many and left the world a better place. Joyce was born on October 8, 1928 in Esmond, IL, to Newton and Charlotte Gottschall, joining her sisters Ruth Kunz and Helen Jones. In 1949, she married Rev. Keith Carlile and shared 51 years of love and adventure before his passing in 2000. She was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church, Bloomington.
As the daughter of Methodist missionaries, she spent her earliest years in Medan, Sumatra. She attended a Chinese kindergarten. By the time she was eight, she had circled the world. Her family returned to Indiana in 1936 where her father served several churches as she was growing up, including Boswell where she met Keith. Joyce attended Indiana University before transferring to Indiana State Teachers College (ISU), where she received dual degrees in Music (voice) and Mathematics.
Joyce and Keith spent five years as missionaries in Hawaii, where three of her four sons were born. They then returned to serve churches in Indiana, moving to Bloomington in 1984 and retiring there in 1990. After retirement, they served a church in Medan, Sumatra, for six months and were directors of a center for US service people in South Korea, near the DMZ, for three years.
Joyce loved spending time with her family. We remember many game nights and long trips singing in the car while traveling across the US. She loved music and sang her way through life, sharing her passion with everyone around her. She was an enthusiastic gardener and believed more strongly in recycling than anyone! She achieved the level of certified Water Safety Instructor and taught swimming in South Bend and Crawfordsville.
Joyce was constantly involved in helping others. She was active in United Methodist Women, the Bloomington Friday Musicale and Junior Music Festival, and was a 71-year member of the music sorority Sigma Alpha Iota. She supported the church’s outreach to those in need and did whatever she could do to help other people and strengthen the community.
We are grateful for the love, care, and friendship of her niece, Karen (Seest) Banks, and the loving care of the staff at Bell Trace.
Joyce is survived by her sons: Don Carlile (Lee Carlile) of Redondo Beach CA, John Carlile (Rae Randall) of Port St Lucie, FL , Roger Carlile (Jeannine Holden) of Chicago, IL, and Paul Carlile (Sue Strang) of Burlington, VT; grandchildren Ken Carlile (Jen Schuyler), Katie O'Donnell (Brian O'Donnell), Peter Carlile, Rita Carlile, and great grandchildren Elliott, Evelyn and Miles.
A memorial service will be held when we are able to safely gather in person.
The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington is handling arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) at https://umcmission.org/umcor/ or the humanitarian organization of your choice.
Memories of Joyce and condolences to the family may be shared at www.thefuneralchapel.net
Read Less

No funeral details available.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Joyce here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Joyce Evelyn Carlile (Gottschall) by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
NM

Nancy Macklin

Posted at 05:14pm
To Joyce's Family,
We send you our heart-felt sympathy at Joyce's death. She was so fortunate to have each of you and Keith as her family. It was always a joy to see her in church and share a few words, even in her later years.
May you have the comfort that Jesus promises to all who mourn.
Sincerely,
Nancy and Chuck Macklin
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each