|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1962|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 2009|
From the December 5, 2009, edition of The Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA)
LONG GROVE, Iowa — Steven Dale Bloyd, 47, a resident of Long Grove, Iowa, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus in Davenport.
A funeral service to celebrate his life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2009, at the Bettendorf Christian Church, 3487 Towne Pointe Dr., Bettendorf. Burial will be in St. Anns Cemetery, Long Grove. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 6, 2009, at the McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stacey for their children's education.
Steven was born February 9, 1962, in Carthage, Illinois, the son of Dale R. and Nancy Jo (Miller) Bloyd. He graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1980 and received his degree in accounting from St. Ambrose University in Davenport.
On May 19, 2007, he was united in marriage to Stacey M. Bauer at the Old St. Anns Church in Long Grove.
He most recently was studying for his teaching degree in education at St. Ambrose University and had planned to become a teacher. Steve had been employed in sales at Stetson Building Materials of Rock Island and in earlier years, in sales at Brennys Motorcycle Shop in Bettendorf.
Steve loved motorcycles and had a fondness for old cars as well.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Stacey; his beloved daughter, Marissa, who was truly the light of his life; his son, Collin; his parents, Dale and Nancy Bloyd, of Bettendorf; his sister, Sandi (Rodney) Fink, of Bettendorf; his nephew, Corporal Brian Fink, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; his niece, Samantha Fink, a student at Central College at Pella, Iowa; his aunts, Sherry (Jake) Ewers, of Lone Tree, Iowa, Pat Peevler, of Keokuk, Iowa, and Zula (Ron) Feather, of Warsaw, Illinois; his uncles, Glenn Allen (Joyce) Miller, of Carson City, Nevada, and Eldon (Sylvia) Bloyd, of Warsaw, Illinois; and his parents-in-law, Roger and JoAnn Bauer, of Hastings, Minnesota.
Steve was preceded in death by two grandmothers and one grandfather.
The family extends their sincere thanks to the physicians, nurses and therapists who cared for Steve at Genesis West.
Condolences may be expressed to the family by viewing the obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.
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