William Harrison Noble, affectionately known as “Willie” was born July 17, 1942 in Smithfield, Ohio to Leora Palmer and James Charles Harrison Noble.
Willie graduated from Jewett High School in Harrison County, Ohio where he was an avid sports athlete on the football and basketball team. He was later recognized in the hall of fame for his basketball contribution at Jewett High School.
Willie graduated from high school and then enlisted into the United States Army. After completing 2 years of service in the Army, he would go on to marry the love of his life Patricia Jane Gregory who both were of Christian faith. In their union, they shared two daughters Brenda and Rhonda. They were married for 10 years until her untimely death in 1978.
In 1980 Willie was blessed with his third daughter Rikita who is the youngest of his three daughters.
Willie worked for Ohio Edison Power Company for 30 years where he enjoyed driving a bull dozier tractor and retired at the young age of 50.
Years later, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia to be with his 3 daughters. Willie loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was known for being young at heart, being a dancing machine, having an infectious smile along with a great sense of humor. Willie loved bowling and a good game of spades and bid whist. He was a sports fanatic with his favorite team being the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Willie is proceeded in death by his parents Leora Palmer and James Charles Harrison Noble, his wife Patricia Jane Noble, and his brothers Theodore and James Noble.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughters Brenda (Eric) Marshall, Rhonda Noble, and Rikita (Khalil) Holloway all residing in Atlanta, Ga. 5 Grandsons, Lemar Noble, Dont’e Davis, Andre Noble, Tevin Noble, and Christopher Jackson. 3 Granddaughters Tamika Noble, Aaliyah and Anaya Holloway. 3 Great Granddaughters Tatiyana and Camille Noble and Ivy Besay. 2 great grandsons Ethan Noble and William Evans. A sister-in-law Gwendolyn Noble and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be on January 23, 2020 at Vinson Mortuary 711 North 5th Street in Steubenville, Ohio. Viweing is from 11:00 am until 12:30 p.m.with Home going service to immediately follow at 12:30 p.m.n at Vinson Mortuary.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vinson Mortuary
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