Bruce Noble

Published 4:57 pm Friday, May 8, 2020

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Mr. Bruce Noble, age 57, a resident of Washington, died Monday, May 4, 2020.

A private funeral service for family was held 2 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020, in the chapel of Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and Pastor Greg Barmer of First Baptist Church officiated.

Mr. Noble was born in Burlington County, New Jersey, on July 8, 1962, to Charles Richard Noble, Sr. and Gloria Wills. He worked as a CNC machinist for many years along with forklift driving, packing products and had been county commissioner all before his disability. Mr. Noble served from 1979-96 in the N.J. Army National Guard and achieved Staff Sergeant as his highest position. He had many honors and medals, including Certificate for Outstanding Soldier and six N.J. Merit Awards.

Survivors include his wife Dawn E. Noble (Stiltz); a son, Jason D. Noble (and loving girlfriend, Jess Greenberg), of Leicester; a daughter, Shannon E. I. Noble, of Bethel; a granddaughter, Scarlett Rose Noble; his father, Charles Noble Sr., his mother-in-law, Beatrice P. Stiltz, of Bethel; a cousin-in-law, Deanne B. Mjelde, of Chocowinity; his two brothers, Charles R. Noble Jr. (Donna), Mark Noble, all of Burlington, N.J.; a sister, Donna Archer of New Castle, Delaware; a niece, Jennifer Archer, of Riverside, N.J.; three nephews, Michael Archer, of West Palm Beach, Florida, Charles R. Noble III and Anthony Noble, both of Burlington, N.J., a brother-in-law, Dean Stiltz, of Florida, and several great-nieces.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Wills, and his father-in-law, Harry E. Stiltz.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vidant Health Foundation for Vidant Cancer Center, P.O. Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Noble family.