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Nobles, John

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Mr. John David Nobles, 69, of Woodstock, GA departed this life unexpectedly Thursday, October 8th, 2020 of a Pulmonary Embolism. John was born in Corpus Christi, TX to Walter & Mary Nobles Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents Walter & Mary Nobles Jr., his paternal grandparents Walter & Wilma Vern Nobles Sr., and maternal grandparents John & Isla Grace Hughes, and sister Susan George. Survivors include his loving wife Debbie of 47 years, children & their spouses Jessica Nobles Love (Del), of Frisco, TX, Rebecca Nobles Bergstrom (Robert), of Acworth GA, & Rachel Nobles Watkins (Luke) of Marietta, GA, sister Elizabeth Wilson of Glasgow, KY, brother Clay Nobles, of Ayutthaya, Thailand, grandchildren Dylan & Lucie Love, Logan, Andrew & Ella Bergstrom. John was very athletic in his younger years where he played on the college badminton team at Bethany Nazarene college. He paid his way through college working as a roofing contractor. John & Debbie met in 1972 at college. After they married in 1973, they moved to Baton Rouge, LA, where all 3 girls were born. John worked in the chemical industry for Georgia Gulf as an analyst. Making a career change in 1990 they relocated to Woodstock, GA, where he began working for Perkin Elmer as a Project Manager. He also worked for Baytek Intl. as a Senior Specialist. His last years he was a tech sales consultant for Dassault Systems. In his 30 years of experience as an IT professional, he traveled the world & developed friendships on multiple continents. His work took him to Europe, The Middle East, Africa & South America. Mr. Nobles was an accomplished woodworker through his years and completed many projects & designs from cabinets to decks. He always stayed busy. Just last month they bought a lake lot and were making plans to begin building their dream retirement home. John was a member of Hillside United Methodist Church for the last 2 decades and was an active member of bible study groups. John was an avid Braves & LSU fan. He was thrilled the Braves made it to the playoffs this year. At any given time, you could guarantee he would be watching a baseball game at the house. Visitation for friends & family will be Wednesday, October 14th from 5-8pm at Poole Funeral Home, and 1 hour before the service on Thursday. Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Nobles will be Thursday, October 15th at 11am, tentatively planned at Hillside United Methodist Church in Woodstock, internment to follow at Rolling Hills Cemetery. John loved his family deeply and he will be missed by all. He was a kid magnet for his beloved 3 girls, grandchildren, nieces & nephews, along with extended family & friends.

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