Robert Milton Noell 95, of Culpeper died Sunday, July 22, 2012 in the Culpeper Regional Hospital. Born July 14, 1917 in Montvale, he was the son of the late Henry Seymour Noell and Mary Eliza Cofer Noell and husband of the late Ruth Davis Noell. He was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Milton Noell, Jr. He was a graduate of the University of Baltimore and a CPA. He served in the Army
Intelligence Corps during WW II. He retired in 1967 as a division auditor for Shell Oil Company, before coming to Charlottesville in 1968 where he continued as a CPA and small business owner until retiring in 1996. He attended Mt. Carmel Church in Haywood. He is survived by one son, William Carroll Noell and wife, Laura of Lawrenceville, GA, one daughter, Barbara Tignor and husband, Tom of Bumpass, one brother, Harry Read of Bedford, five grandchildren, Brian Noell and wife, Beth, Robin Petrus and husband, John, Kristin Noell, Brooke Noell and husband, Josh Mitchell, and Ryan Noell and three great-grandchildren, Luke, Corinna and Gabe Petrus. Funeral service was held 12 noon Thursday July 26, 2012 at Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Madison conducted by Rev. Keith Wagner with interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Madison County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 868, Madison, VA 22727.