EDGAR B. NOBLE JR., 89

EDGAR B. NOBLE JR., 89, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, April 22, 2005, at Woodcrest Retirement Community, Decatur. Born August 11, 1915, in Fort Wayne, he was a salesman for 22 years at Carpetland USA, retiring in 1981. He also served as retail sales manager for six years, during his employment. Prior to Carpetland USA, he was a butcher at his family owned Waynedale Market. He was past president of the Fort Wayne Airstream Caravan Club, charter secretary of the Waynedale Masonic Lodge, Mizpah Shrine and Eastern Star member. He was also a member of the Waynedale Odd Fellows, a charter member of the local Waynedale Chamber of Commerce, fund raising chairman of the Waynedale Memorial Park purchase and member of the Fort Wayne Geneological Society. He also studied Waynedale history and wrote many articles about Waynedale history for the Waynedale News. He was also an active member holding many responsible roles since 1940, at Waynedale United Methodist Church. He was a World War II Army Veteran. He enjoyed geneology and preserving the history of Waynedale by capturing the records and memories of its founders.
One of Eds’ favorite poems was:
We do not lose the ones we love.
They only go before
Where there is everlasting life,
And Peace is everywhere.
We do not lose the ones we love.
God takes them in his care.
Survived by wife, Barbara A. Noble of Decatur; children, Alfred B. (LeAnna) Noble of Decatur, Dorothy E. (William) Euske of San Jose, California and William D. (Nancy) Noble of Fort Wayne.
He was preceded in death by his son, David E. Noble; and brother, Alfred “Jim” Noble.
Service was Wednesday at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street, Fort Wayne. Calling was Tuesday, April 26, with Masonic Service at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Burial at Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Memorials to Waynedale United Methodist Church, Northeast Indiana Hospice or Woodcrest Retirement Community.

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