Obituary of COY NOBLITT

Visitation services for Mr. Coy A. Noblitt, age 88 of Manchester, will be conducted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for friends. Funeral services will start at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 at Central Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Manchester City Cemetery. Mr. Noblitt passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Unity Medical Center.

Mr. Noblitt was born in Shelbyville, Tennessee to the late Coy and Louise Cobb Noblitt. Before retiring, he worked as a Security guard at Arnold Air Force Base for over 40 years. He was a member of Main Street Church of Christ. Mr. Noblitt dedicated his life serving his community. He served two terms as the Mayor of Manchester and one term as Alderman. He was a member of the Manchester Lions Club, Manchester Rotary, Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Tennessee Army National Guard for 38 years, Tullahoma Masonic Lodge (262) for over 50 years, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, York Rite and Shriners. Coy will always be remembered by the soft spoken voice, and the sweet caring smile he would give you when he shook your hand to ask how you were. He truly was a gentlemen, a man of character, and the community will miss him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, June Noblitt Petty and son, James Paul Noblitt.

Survived by his loving and devoted wife; Jewell Cooper Noblitt, son; Gary A. Trail (Sharon), granddaughter; Tonya R. Trail, special friends; Doug and Linda Bryan, Carl and Carol Russell, Lonnie Norman and family, and Amie, Layla, and Lynlie Green.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in the Memory of COY AVERY NOBLITT be sent to: Manchester Lyons Club for DIABETIC AWARENESS, P. O. Box 364, Manchester, TN 37349-0364

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