Noel J. Lovellette


 

Preferred Name: Noel

Nickname/Call Sign: Frenchie

Date of Birth: July 24, 1937 (October 16, 2015)

Highest Military Grade Held: Holland, TX

Hometown:

Biography

Noel Lovellette served his country in the Air Force in Vietnam.
After his military service, he operated his family ranch in Holland, TX. Noel played rhythm guitar and mandolin with the “Cowboys for Hire”. Band members said,  “Don’t let his gray hair fool you; he can still jump into the pen and sort cattle with the best of them, and does frequently on the cow/calf operation he runs near Holland, TX with his bride Margie. He has a great vocal range and we use him from baritone to high tenor, and his love for bluegrass has its influence on the music as well.”
Noel came from a musical family, all of his siblings played instruments. For more on his music visit: http://home.grandecom.net/~daveroland/

Units Assigned

  • 510th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  • 90th Tactical Fighter Squadron (Maint.)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

Noel Lovellette, age 78, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015, at his home in Holland, TX. Noel was born in Mt. Carmel, Ill to Orvan Lovellette and Blanche Henson Lovellette. He retired from the US Air Force and proudly served during Vietnam.
Even though he retired Noel stayed busy restoring his home and doing just about anything you could think of. He was a fine woodworker, musician, and all-around cowboy. Noel will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margie and is buried at Holland Cemetery.

Biography

Biography

Noel Lovellette served his country in the Air Force in Vietnam.
After his military service, he operated his family ranch in Holland, TX. Noel played rhythm guitar and mandolin with the “Cowboys for Hire”. Band members said,  “Don’t let his gray hair fool you; he can still jump into the pen and sort cattle with the best of them, and does frequently on the cow/calf operation he runs near Holland, TX with his bride Margie. He has a great vocal range and we use him from baritone to high tenor, and his love for bluegrass has its influence on the music as well.”
Noel came from a musical family, all of his siblings played instruments. For more on his music visit: http://home.grandecom.net/~daveroland/

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 510th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  • 90th Tactical Fighter Squadron (Maint.)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

Photos
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Noel Lovellette, age 78, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015, at his home in Holland, TX. Noel was born in Mt. Carmel, Ill to Orvan Lovellette and Blanche Henson Lovellette. He retired from the US Air Force and proudly served during Vietnam.
Even though he retired Noel stayed busy restoring his home and doing just about anything you could think of. He was a fine woodworker, musician, and all-around cowboy. Noel will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margie and is buried at Holland Cemetery.

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