Revised on: 07.19.2018 at 03:10 p.m.
Posted on: 07.19.2018 at 11:30 a.m.
Horace Raymond Nobles, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville.
He was the son of the late Luzie Nobles and Joseph Nobles, Sr. and was also preceded in death by two siblings, Harley Nobles and Winnie Mae Nobles.
He was a member of Chadbourn Baptist Church and a member of the Chadbourn Masonic Lodge #607. He was employed at the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant in Southport for 25 years as an electrical supervisor until his retirement.
The family will receive friends from 6–8 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn. A celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 20 at the Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Dave Crumpler officiating.
To cherish his memories, he leaves his wife of 57 years, Rosa Maryland Buffkin Nobles of the home; three children, Kim Parker (Larry) of Chadbourn, Horace Gregory Nobles (Rosa) of Port St. Lucie, Fla. and Joseph Samuel Nobles (Sara) of Timberlake; three siblings, Joseph Nobles Jr. and Annette N. Nobles, both of Cerro Gordo and Mary Alice Grainger of Wilmington; and seven grandchildren, Cary Strickland, Jared Parker, Dylan Parker, Aaron Nobles, Jacob Nobles, Noah Nobles and Lucas Nobles.