Monday, March 4, 2019

Markel Ray Noah

Markel Ray Noah, age 62, of Groveland, FL passed away Friday, March 1st, 2019. 

Mark was born in Montgomery, Alabama on April 25, 1956. He retired from the Florida Highway Patrol, Troop K, after 25 ½ years of dedicated service. Mark was an active member and children’s Sunday School teacher with his wife, Joy, for many years at their home church, Church at the Cross.

Mark was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Myrtle Eloise Porter, his brother, Mike Noah, and parents Earl Noah and Janice Noah.

Mark is survived by his beloved wife of 37 ½ years, Joy Noah; his children, Nikki and Griffin Bird, Kristi and Caleb Collins, and Luke Noah; grandson, Noah Jonathan; and grandson-to-be, Porter Silas. Mark is also survived by his sister, Lynn Pomas; brother, Tony (Cheryl) Noah; father-in-law Paul (Anita) Porter; aunt, Dean Marlow; aunt, Verona (Larry) DeLoach; sisters-in-law, Barbara Noah, Lisa (Stan) Nusbickel, Toni (Rick) Nicalek, Jan Brown; brother-in-law, Rick Porter. Along with numerous beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Please join his family in a Celebration of Mark’s Life on Saturday, March 9th, 2019, at Church at the Cross, located at 700 Good Homes Boulevard, Orlando with Pastor Clayton Cloer officiating.
The family will begin receiving friends at 9:30 am, followed by a celebration ceremony at 11:00 am. Interment to follow the ceremony at Winter Garden Cemetery, located at 13636 Lake Butler Boulevard, Winter Garden with Reverend David Shofner officiating. After interment, family and friends are invited to share their favorite memories of Mark during a light reception at Church at the Cross.

Pallbearers will be Luke Noah, Griffin Bird, Caleb Collins, Tony Noah, Scott Noah, Jason Klawitter, Travis Noah, Robin Noah, and Aaron Noah.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations can be made to one of the following:  National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund at or Concerns of Police Survivors -

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13

The funeral service will be live streamed at:


Phazeurite said...

Sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the God that gives peace (Roman 15:33)

Mattie Jones said...

I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4

Unknown said...

You were a good friend and always there. I still have no words and my heart goes out to your family. You were a wonderful man and taken to soon from us. I will miss you, but never forget you. Rest in Peace my friend. God Bless your family..

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Pat Guice said...

Mark was the personification of leadership, but more importantly he was a Christ follower and and receives the promise in John 3:16 Till we meet again.