James Henry Noggle
James Henry Noggle, Sr. passed from this life on Jan. 2, 2019, surrounded by his loving caregivers, stepson Kevin Taylor, and wife Lindsey. He was born to Otho H. and Jewel Noggle on Sept. 5, 1941 in Breckenridge, Texas. A memorial service and celebration of James’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2018 at New Hope Baptist Church No. 3 in La Casa, Texas with Bro. Otho Noggle, presiding.
James attended Breckenridge High School and was a member of the 1958 State Championship Buckaroo Football Team. His love of football was lived on as he coached his son’s youth football team in Carrolton, Texas for several years. He was very proud and supportive of Tracy playing football throughout his high school years.
James married Joyce E. Leonard on May 15, 1971. They had one son, Tracy Daryl Noggle. James was a machinist by trade and started that career at R.E. Dye Manufacturing. After moving to the D.F.W metroplex he continued that career until he retired.
On Feb. 15, 1992, James married Kathleen Cook Taylor in Collin County. They made their home in Richardson, Texas. His passion for bowling was shared by his wife, Kathy, who was also a very accomplished bowler. His passion for bowling was passed on to his grandson, TJ, who has bowled in competition across the US. They shared a very special “bowling” bond. James was well known in the bowling community through his more than 50 years of league bowling and serving on the Local, State and National Bowling Boards. He always had time to mentor and coach youth bowlers. His knowledge of bowling was muchly respected.
James is survived by his son, Tracy Daryl Noggle of Breckenridge; stepson, Kevin Taylor and wife Lindsey of Richardson; brothers, Otho J Noggle and wife Annie Mae of Breckenridge, Alford Noggle and wife Martha of Breckenridge, Tommie Noggle of Midlothian, Texas; sisters, Barbara Farmer of Breckenridge and Judy Creager and husband Chester of Breckenridge; four grandchildren, Tracy Junior (TJ) Noggle, Savannah Verity Taylor, Forrest Rushing and Savannah Rushing and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
James was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Noggle, sons James H. Noggle Jr. and Joseph Noggle; and parents Otho H. and Jewel Noggle of Breckenridge.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Breckenridge Meals on Wheels.