Roland (Ron) Noyes, 90, of Granbury, Texas, passed away April 19, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Erwin, S.D., on April 9, 1932, to Dolly Gilbertson Noyes and Erwin Noyes. He grew up in Erwin on the family farm, marrying his childhood sweetheart Donna Hassebroek on June 13, 1953.
Ron retired from the Air Force in July 1975. Twenty-two years of service included crypto curriculum development/instruction and deployment to Korea and Okinawa. While serving, he also worked nightly as a projectionist at the local TV station to supplement the family income and provide for their eldest daughter’s medical bills. After the Air Force, Roland worked as a greenskeeper for Canyon Creek Golf; then, as golf superintendent for Flying L Ranch.
During retirement, Ron and Donna enjoyed living by the lake in Marble Falls, Texas. Among their favorites were golfing, fishing, boating and entertaining family and friends. They moved to De Cordova Bend, Granbury, Texas in 2006; their home exemplifies their love of gardening, especially their seasonal plumeria garden.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Dolly and Erwin.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Noyes; children: Charles (Danita) Noyes, Christine (Cash) Noyes, Roxie (Nozar) Daryapayma; grandchildren: Kristine (Mathias) Noyes Maciejewski, Mandi (Nathan) Trousil, Darius (Sara) Payma, Camille (Jason) Peck; great-grandchildren: Trevor Trousil, Logan Trousil, Reagan Peck, Zoë Payma, and soon to be baby boy Noyes Maciejewski; sister, Sarah (Kent) Neimann; niece Melissa (Jeff) Olen and treasured great nephews: Calvin Olen and Sam Olen.
Memorial at 2:00 p.m., Sun., May 15, 2022, Wiley Funeral Home, 400 Hwy 377 East, Granbury, TX 76048.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to DAV (Disabled American Veterans) at https://www.ihelpveterans.org.