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David A. Noel

October 15, 1954 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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David Noel Obituary

David Noel, age 69, Harrodsburg, husband of Teresa Wood Gabhart Noel, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born October 15, 1954 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Buford Allen and Betty Sue (Brand) Noel. He was a 1972 graduate of Harrodsburg High School, a 1976 graduate in Law Enforcement from Eastern Kentucky University. David then became a Deputy Sheriff for the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office from 1976 until 1981 then attended the Police Academy School in 1981 and later was a police officer for the Harrodsburg Police Department from 1980 until 1983. Following his law enforcement duties, he became a car dealer at Gabhart & Noel Auto Sales from 1983 until 1990. He then was a Long-Haul Truck Driver for Heartland Express and then became a self-employed long haul truck driver until he retired in 2004. David was a long-time member of the Harrodsburg Church of Christ.

Survivors other than his wife include a daughter Kathryn Wood Noel of Lake Worth, FL; a sister Karen (Jeff) Million & family of Harrodsburg; special friends Denise (Greg) Howard, Amanda & Alyssa Howard, Dru & Jim Davis all of Harrodsburg and Dawn & Olivia Hall, several nieces and nephews and many other cherished friends that were an integral part of his life. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at Sims Funeral Services by Marcus Nations. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. 

Pallbearers are Rodney Noel, Wayne Jackson, Mike Sheperson, Bobby Black, Greg Howard, Roney Bottom, Keith Anness, Jeremy Wood, Terry Dean and Tommy Hurst.

Honorary bearers are the men of the Harrodsburg Church Of Christ. 

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from10:30 am until the hour of service at Sims Funeral Services. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Mercer Co. Humane Society, 165 Eminence Avenue. Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330. 

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March 27, 2024

10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Sims Funeral Services
130 North Chiles Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

March 27, 2024

2:00 PM
Sims Funeral Services
130 North Chiles Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

March 27, 2024

Springhill Cemetery, Harrodsburg


Mercer Humane Society
165 Eminence Avenue, Harrodsburg KY 40330
Tel: 1-859-734-9500


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