Lt. Col. David Glenn Noe

Lt. Col. David Glenn Noe, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and resident of Clayton County since 1959, passed away on May 3, 2012, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Lt. Col. Noe’s combined service to the National Guard and Army Reserve totaled 38 years. He retired from The Ford Motor Company in 2006, having worked at the company’s Hapeville production facility for 42 years and 8 months. He was an active member of his community, a licensed real estate broker, antiques collector, and a member of the American Legion and the Riverdale Masonic Lodge.

Lt. Col. Noe was born to Hugh Curtis and Ruth Hounshell Noe in Jonesville, Va., on May 21, 1940. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Pat Ballew Noe, of Riverdale; son, David Glenn Noe, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Diana Noe, of Sharpsburg; daughter, Teresa Noe McBride and son-in-law, Mike McBride, of Hampton. Surviving grandchildren include Justin Wallace, of Hampton, Andrew, Brittany, and Marcie Wallace, of Marietta, Zakery Daniel, of Hampton, and David Glenn Noe, III, of Sharpsburg.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Noe Wallace, of Marietta, and a brother, Bill Noe, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Funeral services for Lt. Col. Noe will be handled by Tara Garden Chapel, 681 North Ave., Jonesboro, Ga., 30263. The family will receive visitors there from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 5, with funeral services to follow on Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro.