Douglas Thomas Noakes
1946 — 2021
Douglas T. Noakes, Jr, passed away peacefully at home, with his family by his side, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Doug was born in New York, later graduating from Notre Dame High School in Easton, PA where he was a standout basketball player. He briefly studied and played basketball at Seton Hall before transferring to The Pennsylvania State University where he met his beloved wife of nearly 52 years, Sheila (Burkett). He pursued his graduate work at DePaul University in Chicago. Ambitious and bright, Doug enjoyed a fulfilling, 30+ year career in the residential home building industry. His start in the industry came at Centex Homes, where he worked for several years before being...