Feb. 14, 1930 — Feb. 6, 2013
David Lee Noble, 82, of Corvallis passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 6, in an Albany hospital.
He was born in Portland on Valentine’s Day in 1930, the only son of Edith and Lyle Noble. He graduated from Parkrose High School.
He married Teresa Luanne Noble in 1950 and later divorced. Dave served honorably in the U.S. Army MASH Ambulance Corps in the Korean Conflict. A career auto and diesel mechanic, David worked for AB Smith and later Hertz-Penske Corporation in Portland until retirement, when he moved to Lebanon, where he resided until 2012.
David married Irene Cacka in 1996 and enjoyed many happy years until her passing in 2003. He continued his lifelong interest in radio-control model aircraft well into his later years.
Surviving are daughters Eko Susan Noble of Friday Harbor, Wash., and Karen Noble Wulf of Carmel, Calif.; son Michael Noble of Tigard; stepsons Ed Cacka of Klamath Falls and Evan Cacka of Woodinville, Wash.; stepdaughter Carol Spinney of Corvallis; stepgrandchildren; and beloved canine companion Rascal.
Interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Huston-Jost Funeral Home.
Memorial donations can be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice in care of Huston-Jost Funeral Home, 86 W Grant St., Lebanon, OR 97355.