WALNUT — C. “Ted” Noble, 72, of rural Walnut died at 1:10 a.m. Monday, April 5, 2010, at his home.
He was born Dec. 5, 1937, in Springfield, Ill., to Theodore Clyde and Elsie Marie (Hennerberger) Noble. As a young boy, he grew up in Pleasant Plains, Ill., where he worked on the family farm and graduated high school.
In 1973, he moved to Walnut, where he farmed, raised hogs and was owner/operator of his own trucking company. For many years he hauled cattle.
He married Doris E. Sandness in February 1958. They later divorced. He married Cassandra Hayes on May 24, 1994, in Walnut at the United Methodist Church.
He was a member of Walnut United Methodist Church and Pleasant Plains Masonic Lodge. Through the years, he immensely enjoyed his chosen vocations of farming and trucking.
Survivors include his wife, Cassandra Noble of the home; a son, Steven C. Noble of McCune; two daughters, Vicki King of Walnut and Mary Hartzell of Erie; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, John B. Noble of Pleasant Plains, Ill.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Walnut United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Pleasant Plains Cemetery in Pleasant Plains, Ill. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Memorials are suggested to the Walnut United Methodist Church. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.