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William Ralph Noble

OCEAN PINES–William Ralph Noble, age 87, died Tuesday Jan. 7, 2014 at his home.  
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Frederick Noble and Hilda Council Noble. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Robl Noble, and his children, Mary Sims and her husband George; Tammy Slaughter and her husband Michael Brooks; David Noble, Robert Noble and Jeffrey Noble, and his wife Rachael.  
There are seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Muriel Gribbin, one niece and a daughter in law, Donna Noble. He was preceded in death by a son, William Ralph Noble, Jr.
Mr. Noble had worked for many years for a wholesale distributor of building supplies. He was a Navy veteran. He had been a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Baltimore.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014 at 1 p.m., at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville, Md.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Tex., 75231.
Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at