Thomas C. Lombardo, 51, of Riverside, died on Nov. 14, 2017. 

Born on May 29, 1966, he was an Eagle Scout and West Leyden High School before graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Illinois. 

He worked at Jones Lang LaSalle since 2004 and owned VRI Web Design. In addition, Mr. Lombardo was a published poet, musician, artist and a world traveler. He loved fly fishing, barbecuing, storytelling, ocean kayaking, hunting, and was an avid G.I. Joe collector. He and his son enjoyed building robots. 

Mr. Lombardo was the husband of Layla Lombardo (nee Elmore); the father of Jamie Lombardo; the son of Thomas G. Lombardo and Rosemary Lombardo (nee Miller); the brother of Christine (William) Martersteck, Michael (Rachel) Lombardo and Vincent (Hilary) Lombardo; the uncle of Matthew, Daniel, Evan, Samantha and Elizabeth; and the nephew of Therese Lombardo and Marilyn Allen. 

Services have been held. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.