Mike “Mikie” Noles Jr., 47, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, December 1, 2016 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center. He was a life-long resident of Jonesboro. Mike was a well-recognized wrestling referee. He was a co-owner in Mike’s Auto Service and had been a mechanic since the age of 15. His hobby was rebuilding and restoring old Ford trucks. He was preceded in death by his mother, Sally Hill.
Survivors include his wife, Lori Noles, of the Home; son, Jake Noles of the home; daughter, Krista Noles of Senath; father, Mike Noles Sr. (Lily) of Walnut Ridge; and step-brother, Earl Hamby of Jonesboro.
Funeral services will be 2:00 Monday, December 5, 2016, at Emerson Memorial Chapel with Terry Joe Kee officiating and Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements, Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Jake Noles, Earl Ray Hamby, Wayne Brown, Kendrick Campbell, Bruce Smith, Mike Day and Ray Maple serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Danny Russell, Buck Hill, Rick Hill, Zach Maple and Greg Walters. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time on Monday.