Joynes, Noah Richard Age 30, of Golden Valley and Minneapolis. Born August 22, 1989, died January 11, 2020 unexpectedly of natural causes. He has left an unimaginable void for all who loved him. Survived by parents, Bill and Judy (Ostrom) Joynes, brother and sister-in-law, Will and Amanda Joynes, sister and brother-in-law, Abby and Dirk Schulte, nephews, Liam and Jameson Joynes and Emmett and Magnus Schulte, beloved aunts, uncles and cousins to abundant to list, and a truly amazing group of friends. Noah is a 2008 graduate of Hopkins High and attended the University of WI Eau Claire. He was an aspiring chef {he took great pride in his Sunday family dinner charcuterie board}, amateur photographer, voracious reader and all around giant, lovable nerd. An avid video game player and unapologetic fan of bad action movies - he fully embraced his nerd moniker. In stark contrast, Noah embodied the term outdoorsman. One of his favorite things to do was hike along the Mississippi River by his NE Minneapolis home and along the North Shore and photograph nature. He played golf, both disc and regular, to varying levels of skill. He was an excellent downhill skier and an even better ski fashionista. Noah loved his work families at Allianz Life Insurance and Golden Valley Park and Rec. Noah's favorite phrase was "No worries" and that's how he lived his life. If desired, we know Noah would be honored and grateful for memorials directed to the "Noah Joynes Youth Recreation Fund" c/o Rick Birno Brookview 316 Brookview Parkway Golden Valley MN 55426. A Remembrance of Noah will be held at Brookview on Saturday, February 15 from 1-3 pm. Noah had a framed poem in his home that we know he'd like to share with the world. "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded." Ralph Waldo Emerson. Our sweet Noah may rest easy knowing he has indeed succeeded.