Keith Robert Noerenberg, 73, of Greensboro, Ga., passed away on January 4, 2023, after a valiant 2 1/2 year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on March 26, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, and was the oldest son of the late Robert Charles Noerenberg and Mary Jane Schultz Noerenberg.
Keith received a degree in Marketing in 1971 from North Illinois University. He married Martha Elizabeth Moore on May 17, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Bethlehem, Ga. After making their home in Greensboro, Ga., they attended the First United Methodist Church in Greensboro. Keith was an avid Pickleball player serving as President of the Del Webb Pickleball Club for 3 years. Due to his interest in photography, he and Martha traveled to visit more than 400 lighthouses and he served as President of the North Georgia Beacon Brigade for 2 years. While living in Georgia, Keith continued to be a big fan of da Chicago Bears, da Bulls and da Cubbies.
During his professional career, Keith was employed by Osco-Turnstyle, ACE Hardware Corporation, Kempsville Building Materials, and Major Marine Wholesale Distributors. In 1994, he returned to ACE Hardware spending the last 20 years in various capacities before retiring as a Retail Consultant in 2016.
Survivors include his wife Martha Moore of Greensboro, three grandchildren Jackson, Violet, and Raven Noerenberg of Alaska, brother Paul Noerenberg (Jackie), nephews Lance and Leyton Noerenberg, brother Harry (Ellen), nephew Brian (Molly) Noerenberg, nieces Beth (Ryan) Noerenberg Kulik and Caitlin (Todd) Noerenberg Koons, nephew Jimmy (Jane) Moore, great nephews Reed (Morgan) Moore, Tradd Moore, Christian Hanlon, great nieces Elizabeth Perkins, Carly Hanlon, and his two Welch Corgis, Katie and Danté. He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Eric Noerenberg and niece Christie Moore Hanlon.
A Celebration of his Life will be held on January 20, 2023, at 1:00 pm, at the Greensboro First United Methodist Church, North Campus, 202 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, Ga. 30642, with the Reverends Chris Laskey, Bob Bowling, and Reed Moore officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Friends of Cockspur Island Lighthouse online at Cockspurislandlighthouse.com or mailed to:
Friends of Cockspur Island Lighthouse
P.O. Box 2748
Tybee Island, GA 31328
McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.