Robert George Nobles
17 June 1948 – 01 May 2017
Born in Prince Rupert, BC to Oral Platt Nobles “Deak” and Mariom Adeline (Gerow) Nobles (Holland). He was predeceased by 18 aunts and uncles and six cousins. He was the middle child of three; older sister Violet Marion Nobles/Green, younger sister Leila Marie Nobles, and adoptive brother Jeffery Allen Sturdy. He was the father of two boys, Robert Oral Nobles (Suzanne) and Blake Edward Nobles (Kazue). Grandfather “Pappy” of five; Alanna, James, Matthew, Joshua, Fionna. Uncle to seven; Roberta, Michael, Robbie, (adoptive niece) Maria, Arthur, John and Rex. Great Uncle to seven; Michael, Paige, Jade, Sabastian, Dayton, Dawson and Amber.
He is also survived by his Uncle Ed Gerow (Bonnie) of Williams Lake, BC.
Robert joined the navy in 1966 at the age of 17 and was extremely proud of being part of the ‘67 Tattoo. He was honourably released in 1972.
Celebration of life will be held at the Church of Latter Day Saints, 2946 South Main Street in Penticton on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 15:00.