Eric M. Noyd, 48, of Geneseo, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Countryside Christian Church, in Port Byron. Pastor Andy Adams officiated. Cremation rites were accorded following the funeral service. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 26 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, Geneseo Chapel. A Masonic service by the Viola Masonic Lodge was at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Rock River Christian Camp or the Moline Chapter of Eastern Star.

Eric M. Noyd, 48, of Geneseo, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Countryside Christian Church, in Port Byron. Pastor Andy Adams officiated. Cremation rites were accorded following the funeral service. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 26 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, Geneseo Chapel. A Masonic service by the Viola Masonic Lodge was at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Rock River Christian Camp or the Moline Chapter of Eastern Star.

Eric was born July 27, 1970, in Rock Island, the son of Michael and Linda (Liby) Noyd. Eric married Jane E. Tjardes on April 4, 2009, in Urbana. He was employed at Dohrn Transfer Co., in Rock Island, as a data analyst. Eric was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Viola Masonic Lodge No. 577. He was a member of the London Masonic Lodge in Silvis, the Moline Eastern Star, and the Scottish Rite where he was a 32nd MSA. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Blackhawks, and Fighting Illini fan. He was a fan of all sports. Eric enjoyed brewing beer, watching “Star Wars” and “Lord of the Rings.” Eric especially enjoyed going on cruises with his loving wife, Jane.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Jane; his parents, Michael and Linda, of Cambridge; one brother, Travis (Stephanie), of Andover; mother-in-law, Marilyn Tjardes, of Foosland; brother-in-law, Phil (Jayne) Tjardes, of Gibson City; sister-in-law, Jan (Larry) Pfeiffer, of Carlinville; and nine nieces and nephews. Eric was precede in death by his grandparents.