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Joseph Devon Nobles: Tabor City

1951 – 2019

     Joseph Devon Nobles of Tabor City died Thursday, May 30, in the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was 67.

     Born Dec. 8, 1951, he was the son of the late James and Josephine Nealy Nobles and the widower of Patsy Davis Nobles.

     He is survived by two daughters, Tracy Cox and her husband Kenneth of Tabor City, and Dawn N. Ward and her husband Rodney; two sons, Jamie Todd and his wife Tara and Michael Nobles and his wife Natalie; five sisters, Joyce Tyler of Tabor City, Martha Spivey of Whiteville, Linda Perritte of Tabor City, Beth Ann Buffkin of Tabor City, and Mary Lou Godwin of Tabor City; eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

     In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one brother, James H Nobles; and two grandchildren: Jacob Ryan Barnhill and Larry Ethan Barnhill.

     He was a longtime member of the Columbus County Gideons and a member of Clarendon Free Will Baptist Church.

     Visitation was planned from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Myrtle Green Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 152, Whiteville, NC 28472.

     A guest register is available here.