He was born Carlton Keith Noel on July 15, 1936 to the late John Henry “Pete” and Opal Malone Noel and went by the nickname “Bull Moose”. On November 9, 1957 he married Retta Cox who preceded him in death on June 8, 2006. A son, Barry Noel, also preceded him in death.
Carlton worked for Fruit of the Loom for 25 years followed by nine years of service at Taylor Regional Hospital. A talented musician, he enjoyed playing the steel guitar. He played at the Lincoln Jamboree for thirteen years.
He is survived by his children, Ann Reynolds, Carla Smith and her husband, Billy, Lisa Noel, Jason Noel, Jamie Noel and his wife, Kelly, Brandon Noel, Amanda Noel, Kierstie Webb and Kayla Webb, all of Campbellsville and Miranda Miller and her husband, Chris of Hodgenville and six grandchildren, Ruger Noel, Ryder Noel, Aubrey Miller, Braxton Cisco, Layla Chaney and Kaley Miller.
Funeral services for Carlton Noel will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 18th at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Bro. Raymond Hollings officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Chapel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ricky Williams, Junior Cox, Brian Cox, Keith Cox, Daniel Vickous and Waylon Pendleton.
The family request visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 17th at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.