Joe Noland

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Joe “Mark” Noland, 59, of Clifton, Texas passed away Nov. 23,2017 at a Providence Hospice Care Center from a recently diagnosed illness. Mark was born Nov. 16, 1958 in Floydada, Texas to Joe Richard Noland and Sandra Sams-Noland. He had two brothers Kevin and Karlton Noland and one sister LaDelle Noland- Gowens. He graduated from Floydada High School. In 1987, he married Gale Knighten-Noland. Mark had two daughters, Kaci Noland and Meagan Noland-Garland. Through high school, Mark worked on his family farm where they grew cotton and wheat. After high school, Mark moved to Bosque County and worked at Clifton Cattle Company. After meeting Gale, they moved back to Floyd County and farmed and ran wheat cattle. A few years later he was back in Bosque County where he cowboyed and eventually ended up at Bosque Supply selling metal buildings. A few years later Mark was hired on at Mueller Inc, and then went to Pioneer Steel where he was the Metal Building Sales Manager for the past nine years. Mark was very active throughout the years in the Central Texas Youth Fair, the Clifton Horse Show Association, and the Bosque County Cowboy Church. He was an avid mule rider and spent many days on his mount “Big John” riding with his wife. Mark is survived by his wife Gale Noland of Clifton; Daughter Kaci Noland and her two children Kaylen and Cooper of Clifton; daughter Meagan Noland-Garland and husband Justin of Meridian; brother Kevin Noland and wife Monica of Wall, brother Karlton Noland of Clifton, and sister LaDelle Gowens and husband David of Dripping Springs; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends. Mark was preceded in death by his father Joe Richard Noland and mother Sandra Sams. The family will be hosting a memorial service at Bosque CountyCowboy Church on Friday, Dec.1, 2017 at 3 p.m. led by TaterPaschal. There will be a visitation at the church Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 from 6 -8 p.m. The family asks that memorial donations be made to Bosque County Cowboy Church or any Cancer Treatment Center. Mark is truly, “Riding for the Brand.”

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