James McCoy Noel, 94, of Holly Grove, born July 2, 1920, died Thursday, February 12, 2015.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Alice Harris Noel; his daughter, Mary Alice Noel; a brother, Lloyd Noel; and a sister, Ruth N. Bourne. He is also survived by his extended family and friends including Gwen and Norman Rose, Stephen and Janette Rose, Andy and Twila Rose, his namesake great-grandson, Galen James Rose and great-grandchildren Zachary, Savannah, Monty, and Mariah Rose.
James was preceded in death by his brother, Henry Noel; and sister, Beatrice Noel Lloyd.
James was a lifelong member of the Holly Grove community who was active in many community organizations. He was a charter member of both the Holly Grove Volunteer Fire Company and the Holly Grove Ruritan Club. He was a Ruritan Forever Member. He was an Elder Emeritus at Holly Grove Christian Church. If there was a community activity, James and Alice were there and probably working.
The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, February 13 at Holly Grove Christian Church.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 at Holly Grove Christian Church. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Holly Grove Christian Church, 1637 Holly Grove Drive, Bumpass, VA 23024.
Arrangements were made by Lacy Funeral Home, Mineral, VA.