Thomas H. Noblit, Sr.
Thomas H. Noblit, Sr., age 87, of Loretto, TN died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his home.
He was born on June 14, 1932 in West Point, TN at the old Dick Mac farm, the son of Boyden and Elizabeth Kelly Noblit. He volunteered and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1956 during the Korean War. He married his Iowa girl, Marian Wernke, on November 27, 1957 in Denver, CO. He moved his growing family back home to his beloved Tennessee in 1963 and was employed by Reynolds Aluminum for 33 years, until his retirement in 1997. He loved his family, west point rook, gardening, and taking care of his goats.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Boyden and Elizabeth Kelly Noblit; and brother: James Noblit.
Survivors include his wife: Marian Wernke Noblit, Loretto, TN; four sons: Jeff Noblit (Lorie) and Michael Noblit, both ofLoretto, TN, Andy Noblit of Hazel Green, AL, and Thomas Noblit, Jr., (Heather) of Huntsville, AL; three daughters: Mona Noblit Pedersen, Loretto, TN, Jill Noblit Beavers (Rodney), Killen, AL, and Emily Noblit (Beth), Trinity, AL; two brothers: Daniel Noblit (Wanda) Loretto, TN and Michael E. Noblit (Joy), Franklin, TN; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family of Thomas H. Noblit, Sr. will be today, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Loretto Memorial Chapel from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Loretto Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Paul Nguyen officiating. Burial will follow at Blair Cemetery. Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.