Noah Lynn Appleton

March 10, 1943 - Nov. 9, 2017

Noah Lynn Appleton passed away peacefully, at his home in Mooresville, North Carolina, with his wife of 20 years, Brigitte, by his side.

Born in Marshall, Texas, he was a son of the late Noah W. and Gladys Winn Appleton. After graduating from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Noah joined the U.S. Naval Aviation Officer Candidate Program, to proudly serve his country as an Aircraft Carrier Flight Instructor. Noah was a longtime owner of Advantage BMW Houston and Tuffy Auto Service Centers in Mooresville.

His kindness, compassion, and humility were evident to every life he touched, including family, friends, and employees. Noah was a generous contributor to the Houston arts community and many local charities, among them Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Humane Society, Citizen's for Animal Protection (CAP), SPCA, SEARCH Houston.

Noah is survived by his wife, Brigitte Appleton; brother, James W. Appleton and wife, Patty; niece, Leah Walker; and nephew, Justin Appleton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lake Norman Humane Society, 110 Robinson Rd. Mooresville, NC 28117 or CAP (Citizens for Animal Protection) 17555 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094.

Condolences for the family may be sent to

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory

Mooresville, NC 28115

(704) 664-3363

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