September 27, 1922 - January 4, 2018
John P. (Jack) Nobel, Lt. Col. Ret, 95, passed away Jan 4, 2018 following a brief illness. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on September 27, 1922 to Robert and Marie Nobel. He served 26 years in the Army Air Corps/US Air Force surviving 30 missions over Austria/Germany flying B 17’s out of southern Italy in the Fifteenth Air Force. He returned home and obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from George Washington University. Following graduation he reenlisted in the Air Force and was stationed throughout the east coast of the US, England, and Madrid. He served one tour of duty in Vietnam earning a Bronze star. While stationed in Tehran he served as military attaché to the Shah of Iran. He returned to McGuire AFB New Jersey and upon retirement in 1977 he returned to Florida and made his home in Inverness. He remained active in the 583rd bomb group association and continued his passion for airplanes flying his Piper Cherokee 235. He was a master at wood working and his home proudly displayed his love and talent for building furniture. He was a Master Mason and member of the Scottish Rite, VFW and a member of the Inverness Church of Christ. Preceding him in death were his parents and sisters, Marjorie, and Nancy. He is survived by brothers Ralph, Bruce and Robert, and sisters Judith, Barbara, Geraldine, and Patricia, sons Dr. John Christian (Janet) and Dr. Jan Alan, grandsons Jarrod William and Jeremy Christian and niece Linda Ann. A memorial service will be held in the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes (1/26/2018 at 11:00 AM) The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at the National Cemetery at Bushnell where he will be laid to rest with full military honors.
John P. (Jack) Nobel, Lt. Col. Ret, 95, passed away Jan 4, 2018 following a brief illness. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on September 27, 1922 to Robert and Marie Nobel. He served 26 years in the Army Air Corps/US Air Force surviving 30... View Obituary & Service Information
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