Noel was born April 22nd, 1953 and passed away at 4:45 PM on November 20th, 2012 in Denton, TX, with his family.
Noel is survived by his wife Jennifer and his two sons, Michael Dean and James Lee, sisters Teresa Watson, Deborah Freeman, brother-in-law Anthony Freeman, brother Doyt Watson, and sister-in-lawsAloah Gleaves and Christina Jackman.
He was preceded in death by his mother Norma Jean Faires and step-father Bert Faires.
He was a favorite uncle of his nieces and nephews, Jonathan Freeman, Rebecca Palacios, Evan Jackman, Brittany Watson, and Bryce Anderson.
He was a beloved father, husband, brother, friend; an avid gardener, prolific musician, philosopher, draftsman, carpenter, writer, and photographer.
Noel was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served 5 years overseas with an honorable discharge, after which he received two bachelor’s degrees, in English literature and philosophy from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX.