Roane Chadwick “Chad” Noel, 96, passed away peacefully with family at his side on July 29, 2016. He was born on July 29, 1920, in Vernal, Utah, to Frank Leland Noel and Mary Eliza Roberts. He was married and sealed to his high school sweetheart, Lois Caldwell, in the Logan LDS Temple on July 29, 1943. He was reunited with his sweetheart on the 73rdanniversary of their marriage.
Chad was born and raised on a farm in Vernal, Utah, as the youngest of 14 children. He served an LDS mission in the Western States Mission, and was an Army veteran of WWII serving both in Germany and Japan. Chad became a self-taught mechanical engineer learning welding, electronics, and hydraulics. He automated several small factories in southern California. His greatest accomplishment was marrying Lois and raising a forever family.
Chad was preceded in death by his sweetheart, Lois; his parents; and all 13 of his siblings.
He is survived by his three children: DeOnn (Ed) Alldredge, Chad (Michele) Noel and Blane (Laurie) Noel; 17 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
- Funeral services will be Saturday, August 6, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Southgate LDS 3rd Ward Chapel, 1068 W. Chandler Drive, St. George, Utah.
- A visitation will be held Saturday, prior to services, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel.
- Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Metcalf Mortuary online.
The family expresses sincere appreciation to Applegate Hospice and Beehive Homes for their very kind and excellent care.