A graveside service was held for Jack Russell Noble, 80, on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at Haven of Memories Cemetery in Canton with Bro. Cliff Randall officiating.
Jack passed away peacefully on Dec. 24, 2020 in Tyler.
Jack was born on July 7, 1940, in Erie, Pennsylvania, to John “Dick” Richard Noble and Mary “Honey” Frances Russell Noble. He lived in Erie, Pennsylvania, growing up. On Oct. 14, 1961, Jack married the love of his life, Mary McCullen. He earned his associate degree in applied science for terminal forestry in 1960. Jack was the area manager for Osmose Wood Preserving Company for 33 years. Later, he was manager of the Myrtle Springs Water Company.
Jack was a Christian by faith. He enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking and watching the Cowboys play football. Jack was a vendor at First Monday Trades Days for 22 years, selling and buying antiques. Most important to Jack was family. He loved spending time with family. Jack leaves an empty place in the hearts of all that knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Honey Noble and brother, Lee Noble.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Noble; daughters, Tana Russell and Tona Riess; grandchildren, Joshua Riess, Candace Fleming, Elijah Black, Jay Russell; seven great-grandchildren; Ethan, Cayden, Kelsey, Brianna, Isabella, Jake, Luke and a sister, Sue Penner.
“Family…. like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.”