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Stephen Walter Noel, 76, Campbellsville, KY (1946-2023)

Stephen Walter Noel of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on Monday, February 27, 2023 at his residence. He was 76 years old.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Steve Noel at 11amET on Thursday March 2, 2023, at the Bible Baptist Tabernacle, 50 Bambi Drive Campbellsville, KY with burial to follow in the Brookside Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Born in Casey County, KY on November 3, 1946 to the late Charles Shelby Noel and Josephine Hayes Noel. He trusted Christ as his personal Savior at the age of 14 and was called to preach as a young man. He attended Midwestern Baptist College in preparation for ministry. He was a member of the Bible Baptist Tabernacle. He loved his wife and family, but he loved the Lord most of all.

Mr. Noel served his country honorably in the United Sates Army. He was a Baptist preacher and missionary. He loved woodworking, photography, was a former pilot, an avid reader and a jack of all trades.

He leaves to cherish his memory: His wife, Dollie Barlow Noel, having united in marriage May 7, 1966. Four children: Stephen Dewayne Noel and wife Deanna, Audrey Grant, Myra Johnson and husband Robert, and Sandra Noel.

Fourteen grandchildren: Benjamin Noel, Jesse Noel, Hollie Youngblood, Shelby Noel, Virginia Noel, Victoria McGee, William Noel, Mathew Grant, Joanna Grant, Andrew Grant, Naomi Baldock, Abigail Noel, Hannah Noel, and Joy Noel

Ten Great-grandchildren: Elizabeth Youngblood, Tyrel Noel, Elliott Youngblood, Esther Youngblood, Beaumont McGee, Khaleesi Moesh, Curtis Moesh, Callan Grant, Wyatt Rohn and Cole Rohn.

Four sisters and one brother: Cynthia Cox, Catherine York, Stanley Noel, Sonja Brockman, and Regina Wethington.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Ray Noel, Russell Noel, Brett Noel and one Son-in-law, James Grant.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Stephen Walter Noel, 76, Campbellsville, KY (1946-2023)

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