Robert C. Noble, 84, of Hendersonville, passed away on Friday, February 20, 2015 at the Elizabeth House. Born in Glastonbury, CT he was a son of the late Helen E. Pfau Noble and the late Alfred G. Noble. He was also preceded in death by his son, Gregory J. Noble.
Mr. Noble was a US Navy Air veteran serving during the Korean War and a member of Mills River United Methodist Church. He was employed with Farmington and then Glastonbury police departments from 1968-1982. He retired from Travelers Insurance in 1988 after 38 years as a printing consultant. After moving to NC in 1990 he was the founder and director of the Henderson County Sheriff Department VIPís for 21 years before retiring in 2012. He was a recipient of The Volunteer of the Year Award in 1999 and The Morris Kaplan 2011 Caring and Sharing Law Enforcement Award. Bob was a member of the American Legion, Columbia Lodge #25 AF&AM Masonic Lodge in South Glastonbury, CT, lifetime member of DAV, and active with Senior Friendships and the Southern Lights Square Dance Club.
Survivors include his loving wife Marjorie S. Noble; two daughters, Meredith Paetz and husband William of VA, Cami Elizabeth Noble of VA; daughter-in-law, Andrea Miner Noble of CT; step-son, John B. Earle Jr. and Gail Hille of AK; step-daughter, Heidi Earle of NY; sister, Judith Karvelis Siegling and husband John of SC; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 10 AM on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Mills River United Methodist Church with inurnment to follow in the church cemetery. A luncheon will follow in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mills River United Methodist Church, 137 Old Turnpike Rd. Mills River, NC 28759 or Four Seasons Hospice Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock NC 28731.