Harold Gene Noble, age 75, of Kahoka, MO, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.
He was born January 8, 1937 in Salem, IA, a son of Frank and Katherine Kildew Noble.
He had three sons, Craig, Billie and Gary Noble from a previous marriage and later married Dorothy Jefferson who preceded him in death.
Survivors include his sons, Craig Noble of Ona, FL, Billie Noble of Canton, MO and Gary Noble of Hedrick, IA; three step-sons: Carl Carlson and Mike Carlson of Illinois and Eric Carlson of Wisconsin; four grandchildren: April Stevens of Keokuk, IA, Carson Noble of Canton, MO, Tabitha Moore of Kahoka, MO and Joshua Noble of Ona, FL; step grandchildren: Carl Carlson, Jr, Wade Carlson, Katie Carlson and Josh Lane, all of Ingleside, IL, Kirsten Carlson of Stevens Point, WI, Laurel Olson of Duluth, MN and Nils Carlson of Rome, WI; several great and step-great grandchildren; and a sister, Rose Hawkins of Salem, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Barbara.
Harold graduated from High Park High School in Highland Park, IL, he was employed in maintenance for over 30 years, working first for Highland Park Hospital and retiring from Lake Forest Hospital. Following his retirement he volunteered as a crossing guard.
He was a huge Nascar fan, bowled many years including on the Highland Park Hospital team. He and Dorothy loved to camp and belonged to several camping clubs, and was a great fan of bluegrass music. He had been a Boy Scout Leader when his sons were involved in scouts. He loved his dogs and thought of them as family.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Pastor Jay Zetterlund officiating. Special music was recordings “How Great Thou Art” and “Go Rest High”.
Pallbearers were Billie Noble, Craig Noble, Gary Noble, Eric Carlson, Carson Noble and Mike Carlson.
Burial was in the Deer Ridge Cemetery at LaBelle, MO.
Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home, Kahoka, MO.
Memorials were suggested to Northeast Missouri Hospice.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.