Claude Russell "CR" Noel, III

January 1, 1934 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 84)

Claude Russell “CR” Noel, III 

     SANTA FE - Mr. Claude Russell “CR” Noel, III passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 8, 2018. 

     He is survived by his daughters, Kay and Larry Cruitt, Toni and Tom Miller; grandchildren, Larry  (Chip) and Melissa Cruitt, Cheris and Carl Franzke, Christopher and Tamara Miller, Rusty and Erin Miller; numerous great-grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Helen (Kessler) Noel; wife, Sylvia; son, CR “Rusty” Noel, IV; granddaughter, Terry Derry. 

     He retired from Union Carbide, he also worked over 50 years in law enforcement in Galveston County. He was dearly loved by his family. He was a generous man who would help anyone at any time.

     Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Pastor Terry Gibson officiating.  Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery. 

     Pallbearers will be Chip Cruitt, Caleb Franzke, Carl Franzke, Christopher Miller and Rusty Miller.


     Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501. 

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