Cardtronics Executive Nobles Passes Away
C-store industry vet held positions at Super S, Stop n Go, Coastal Mart, Stripes
KATY, Texas -- Lloyd Lester Nobles, 53, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on June 19, 2014. He died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, in Katy, Texas. Nobles was a senior vice president of merchant business services at ATM owner and operator Cardtronics Inc., Houston.
Nobles started his convenience store career in 1988 working as a sales clerk for Super S Foods in Austin, Texas. He joined NCS Inc. (Stop n Go) in 1989 and was promoted to store manager very quickly. He was later promoted and ran several stores over the next few years. In 1992, he joined Coastal Mart Inc. as an area sales manager in Kansas City and later transferred to the same position in Wichita, Kansas. He was promoted to zone category manager and moved to Houston and later Corpus Christi, Texas. In 1999, he joined Susser Petroleum (SSP, now Stripes) where he worked as a category manager until 2003. While at SSP, he negotiated the ATM contract between SSP and Cardtronics. In 2003, he joined Cardtronics as vice president of marketing.
Over the course of his 11-year career at Cardtronics, Nobles held the positions of senior vice president of national accounts, senior vice president of program management and scheduling, senior vice president of client services, and senior vice president of merchant business.
Nobles by his wife of 19 years, Lisa, and their two children, Emily, 11, and Daniel, 8; his mother, Charlotte Nobles; and his sisters, Mary Nobles Harris, Brenda Nobles Davis, Darlene Nobles Salmon, Janet Nobles Herber and his brother, Roger Nobles, along with other loving family and many friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Clayton Nobles.
A funeral service was held for Lloyd at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church in Katy, Texas. Those wishing to make a memorial gift may do so in Lloyd's name to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for pancreatic cancer research.
CSP sends condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.