Thursday, November 29, 2007

Howard Eugene Noble, 79, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, after a long illness.

He was born, July 28, 1928, in New Holland, Ohio, the son of the late Thomas Edward, and Alma Louise (O'Brien) Noble.

He worked as a sales manager for Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

Survivors include: his wife Josephine Noble, of the home, 1 son, John Gordoski and wife Debbie, of Rogers, Ark.; 3 daughters, Cheryl Ann Knight and husband, Russ, of Exeter, Connie Wilkerson and husband, Bob, of Lakeland Fla., and Karen Belk. of Temple Terrace, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Kenneth Noble, and 1 grandson.

Services were held at Wheaton Funeral Home, Saturday with Rev. John Henry officiating.

Interment followed at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Wheaton Funeral Home, Wheaton.