Joseph G. Nobles, age 65 of Carthage went to be with Jesus Sunday (August 23, 2015) at his home.


A native of Lenoir County and was a veteran in the US Army during the Vietnam Era. Joe was graduate of Central Carolina Community College and worked many years at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford as a Respiratory Therapist.

He was preceded in death by his parents James P. and Clara Johnston Nobles and brother Jimmy Nobles.


He is survived by his wife of 31 years Hope Patterson Nobles; daughters Holly Eldridge of Cameron, Rebecca and husband Dr. Kenneth Ring of Charleston, SC; brother Henry Nobles and wife Lorie of Pink Hill; grandchildren Zachary, Jordan, Ann-Marie, Greyson and Joel.


Memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church Carthage,  P.O. Box 824, Carthage, NC 28327.


As was his request there will be no visitation or services held.  Family requests for prayers of comfort and peace.



Memories Timeline


  1. Hope, you and the girls are in my prayers. Joe was a very sweet man. He will be missed. My best thoughts and prayers today and and in the days ahead. Grace

  2. Hope and family,

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you be comforted and strengthened by God’s love and grace. With deepest sympathy.


  3. Hope I am so sorry for your loss,may GOD place his hands on you & your girls to help you get thru this troubled time.My heart is with you at this time.

  4. Hope, I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. May God be with you during this time and provide the comfort you need to get you through this. Love and prayers….

  5. Hope, I’m so sorry to hear about Joe! You may remember we were in nursing class together. He sat behind me, needless to say we had fun! He was always doing something like kicking my desk, writing I & drawing in my books when he ‘forgot’ his. Once he put h

  6. Hope, you are in my thoughts & prayers! I’m so sorry for your loss. I worked with Joe some at the hospital. If there is anything I can do for you just let me know. Remember God is always there for you.

  7. Hope,

    Angela, Matthew, Michael and I would like to say our thoughts and prayers are with you! Joe was so kind and a great man of faith and support to us!

    Ray Campbell

  8. Hope,

    I was looking at a church members obit. tonight and scrolled down and was so shocked to see Joe’s death. You and your girls are in our prayers. If there is anything we can do just email me. We are in Charleston now. Love and prayers for God’s

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