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Ira "Rinky" Royce Noble

August 23, 1932 — May 16, 2023

Ocean Springs


Ira “Rinky” Royce Noble, 90 of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on May 16, 2023.

He was born on August 23, 1932 in Fountainbleau, MS to James W. and Henrietta. He graduated from Ocean Springs High School in 1951. He worked as the maintenance supervisor for Chevron. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed fishing and building.

Rinky was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Noble; parents, James W. and Henrietta; daughter, Cindy Bartges; and siblings, Joyce Schmelling, Anette Cox, Ester Grabrich, Lucille McConnell, J.W. Noble, and Pat Noble.

He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Noble (David) Yeager; grandchildren, Lindsey Bartges, Allie Wilkins, Jacob Yeager, Tyler Gibson, Charlotte (Hunter) Starks, and Michael (Meagan) Heidlberg; and great-grandchildren, Carson Wilkins and Charlee Wilkins.

The family request any donations be made to the Women’s Ministry at Belle Fountain Baptist Church, 7900 Fountainbleau Rd., Ocean Springs, MS 39564.

The family would like to extend a thank you to Belle Fountain Baptist Church.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Friday, May 26, 2023 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Belle Fountain Baptist Church, Ocean Springs. Burial will follow at Belle Fountain Baptist Church Cemetery.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family of Mr. Ira Noble.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, May 26, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 27, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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