Robert C. Noble

May 26, 1933 – June 10, 2019

Robert (Bob) C. Noble passed away

peacefully at the age of 86 on Monday, June

10, in Yuma, Ariz. with his wife of 65 years

at his side.

He was born May 26, 1933, to Kenneth

V. Noble and Jessie Alice Jewett Noble at

his grandparents’ ranch near Big Piney.

Bob met his wife Arlene Rosetta Gringer

during a Wyoming cattle drive and they were

married on June 12, 1954, at the Chapel of

Transfiguration in Moose.

He is a man of many talents and could do

or fix anything. Over the years he had many

occupations. Bob was always a cowboy and

rancher at heart. He was also a small business

owner, hunting guide, pilot and flight

instructor, oil field worker, heavy equipment

operator and land developer. He was an air

traffic controller for 10 years and retired in


Following retirement, he attended a trade

school, graduating with an associate’s of arts

degree degree in building construction and subsequently built several homes.

Bob enjoyed many hobbies to include woodworking, hunting and fishing in both Alaska

and Wyoming, and most of all he enjoyed RV travel with his wife. In life, he above all loved

his wife and was immensely proud of his children and granddaughter. Bob shared advice

and stories with many people over the years and always enjoyed helping people with their


He is preceded in death by his parents Kenneth V. and Jessie Alice, and two brothers

Kenneth V. and Donald.

He is survived by his wife Arlene, daughter Rebecca, son Robert, daughter-in-law Lori,

granddaughter Brianne, sister Sally and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be scheduled in Alaska in August.


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