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.