(Jan. 7, 1948 - June 26, 2018)

Russell Ray ‘Rick’ Noblitt


Russell Ray (Rick) Noblitt, 70, passed away in Boise, Idaho, on June 26, 2018, of cancer.

He was born Jan. 7, 1948, in Billings, son of Oscar and Faye Noblitt and was later joined by a sister, Donna, and a brother, Steve.

Rick joined the Marine Corps in August of 1965 and was honorably discharged in 1972. After the military, he settled in Powell.

Rick married DeeAnn Pond on April 1, 1978, in Powell.  They adopted their daughter Kara in 1985.  They were later divorced.

Work took Rick around the world— to Utah in 2001, Idaho, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Texas and Saudi Arabia, finally retiring in Costa Rica where he enjoyed the “good life.”

Rick is survived by his daughter Kara Noblitt and grandsons Seth and Cole Winegar of Nampa, Idaho; sister and brother-in-law, Bob and Donna Marler of Billings; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Noblitt and Faye Schulz; brother Steve Schulz; and beloved daughter Rickay.

As per his wishes, there were no services.