Obituary: Kerber, James Noble | SierraSun.com

Obituary: Kerber, James Noble

James Noble Kerber, loving husband, father, son, brother and friend, departed peacefully at home Sunday evening to be with his Lord Jesus Christ after courageously battling cancer for more than four years, said his family.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; three children Phillip, Irene and Rachel; parents, Jack and Harriot; and his two sisters Joanna Baker and Claudia Poole. He was formerly a member of the California Army National Guard and an electrical lineman for the Truckee Donner Public Utility District. He loved elk hunting in Idaho, photography, building things and skiing. More than anything else, he loved watching his kids grow up while always inspiring and encouraging them to keep striving forward and to keep their heads up. He loved his family, friends and coworkers. His humble presence will be missed.

Friends are invited to attend his funeral service Friday, March 12 at 1 p.m. at Truckee Tahoe Mortuary, 10126 Church St., in Truckee. Call 587-4342 for more information. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to The Gerson Institute, (888) 437-7766, or Health Quarters Ministries, (719) 593-8694.