David Norris

David Norris

1940 - 2019

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Obituary of David Norris

Age 78, of Bethany, Illinois, formerly of Clio, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, in the Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Mattoon, Illinois. A funeral service will take place at 12:00 PM, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Martin Funeral Cremation and Tribute Services of Mt. Morris. Burial to follow at Flint Memorial Park, with graveside Military Honors conducted by the Gordon R. Bennett VFW Post #1452 and American Legion Post # 158 of Clio. David’s family will be present to receive guests on Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and Wednesday from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 12:00 PM. Those desiring may make contributions to the Danville Veteran’s Hospital, Chaplain Services, 1900 East Main Street, Danville, Illinois 61832 or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

 

David was born May 23, 1940, in Flint, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry and Beulah (Kingsbury) Norris. He worked as a millwright for General Motors in Flint and was a member of the Local UAW #599. David answered the call of his country and served in the Vietnam conflict as a member of the U.S. Army. Due to his selflessness and sacrifice, he suffered from the effects of Agent Orange later in life. He and Ruby Chunn were united in marriage on September 11, 1961, and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2005. He then married Joann Meredith in October of 2005 in Mt. Zion, Illinois.

 

David is survived by his wife, Joann Norris; son, Chuck and wife, Dena Norris; grandsons: Jacob Book-Hart and Justin Norris; and many nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ruby, two infant children, and sister, Violet Law.

Tuesday
16
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Martin Funeral, Cremation, and Tribute Services of Mt. Morris
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mount Morris, Michigan, United States
(888) 686-2210

Visitation

Martin Funeral, Cremation and Tribute Services of Mt. Morris
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mount Morris, Michigan, United States
(888) 686-2210
Wednesday
17
April

Funeral

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Martin Funeral, Cremation, and Tribute Services of Mt. Morris
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mount Morris, Michigan, United States
(888) 686-2210