Joseph Brent Stoyanoff, 70, of St. Simons Island, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Magnolia Manor of St. Simons Island. Joe was born on May 27, 1949 in Kalamazoo, MI. the son of Johannes (Joe) Stoyanoff and Dora Sybal Thomas Stoyanoff. Joe attended Barbour Hall Military Academy and graduated from Comstock High School in 1967. Early on Joe was an entrepreneur in his own crafts business in Kalamazoo, until he joined the army. There he worked to be a part of the United States Army Special Forces, colloquially known as the Green Berets. Joe was an accomplished boxer in this unit. After the service Joe had a 30 year career in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was a firearms specialist as well. Joe lived the life of an adventurer. He loved to hunt and fish and teach his boys what he knew. He is survived by sons, Joseph Clarke Stoyanoff, Nikolaus Thomas Stoyanoff (Crystal), Stefan Robert Stoyanoff (Kimberly Stone-Styanoff), all of Gorgia, and Andrew Wyatt Stoyanoff, of Oregon. Grandchidren - Kira, Onya, Brianna, Carrissa and Sevastyan. Memorial services with military honors will be held at a later date. Chapman Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Brunswick, GA is in charge of the arrangements.