Noble is a native of Henderson and retired Publisher of the Henderson Daily News. Prior to relocating to Henderson in 1990, he lived and worked in Terrell, TX for a number of years where he was Publisher of the Terrell Tribune. In Terrell Noble helped rewrite the City Charter, served on the board of American National Bank and on the board of the Trinity River Authority.
While in Terrell he worked for many years on industrial development and helped develop the Industrial Park located between Hwy 80 and I-20. He also participated with development of the Industrial Airport. When he left Terrell, he received the key to the City and a lifetime membership in the Terrell Chamber of Commerce.
Noble and his wife Pat are members of the First Baptist Church of Henderson.