James Herbert Noe Sr. was born November 13, 1947 in Jackson County and departed this life Moday, April 17, 2017 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, being 69 years of age. He was the son of the late General Edwin and Margaret (Tincher) Noe.

James is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia (Murphy) Noe of Annville and by two children, James H. Noe Jr. and his wife Kimberly of McKee and Melissa Leanne Coots and her husband Tim of Annville. He is also survived by two sisters, Martha House and her husband Darrell and Ann Gabbard and her husband Johnny of Annville and by two brothers, Eddie Noe and David Noe and his wife Karen of Danville. James was blessed with one grandson, Timothy James Coots of Annville.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Preston Noe.

James was a member of the Freedom Missionary Baptist Church. He was also an ordained Baptist minister.

A Funeral service was held on Thursday, April 20 at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Carman Brewer, Bro. Keaton Smith and Bro. John Gabbard officiating. Burial followed in the Seven Pines Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Noe, Tim Coots, Tony Webb, T.J. Coots, Brent Gabbard, Matthew Noe and Ashley Noe. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com.