Robert W. Noel, 81, McLeansboro, died at Noon Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Marion. He had been a maintenance engineer. He was born on September 30, 1932 in Nortonville, Ky. the son of Robert and Ethel (McRoy0 Noel. Survivors include a son, Robert Alan Noel of Oxnard, CA; four daughters, Donna Johnson and husband Timothy of McLeansboro, Leona Whiting-Novack and husband Mark of South Elgin, IL; Darlene Noel-Hammond and husband Gary of Payton, CO and Lynnetta Fleck and husband David of McLeansboro; ten grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church. Robert enjoyed golf, chess and travel. He was a past resident of Heritage Woods Assisted Living, McLeansboro. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps, a veteran of the Korean War, Services for Robert W. Noel were held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro with burial at 12:30 Tuesday afternoon at the Mound City National Cemetery at Mound City, IL. The Rev. Andy May officiated. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, was in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  July 16, 2014