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Truman C. Norton

Born: Tue., Sep. 5, 1939
Died: Sun., Feb. 3, 2008

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Rockford - Truman C. Norton of Rockford passed away February 3, 2008 after a short bout with cancer. Born September 5, 1939 to Gay and Edna (Rice) Norton in Marshall, NC. Married Patricia Cooper in 1956. He enjoyed bingo, classic cars, bowling and sports. Survived by his wife Patricia of Rockford; daughters Debra (Mike) Foote and Linda (Steven) March, both of North Carolina; grandchildren, Laura Moyer, Jason Norton, Amanda (Jason) Benney, and Ann Thornton; great-grandchildren, Patricia Norton, Tyler Norton, Noah Benney and Andrew Hanvey; brother, Chub (Cheri) Norton and sisters, VernaLee Hymen, Barb (Pete) Shurman and Melda Wright; mother-in-law Vesta Cooper; brothers-in-law Larrell, Byron and Michael Cooper; sisters-in-law Kathleen Swafford, Jeanette Corrigan and Cynthia Snow; special friends Michelle Wilson, Kenny Hanvey and Shane Fetterly and dozens of west-end children. Predeceased by parents, father-in-law Vernon Cooper and nephew Brent Norton. Funeral Service on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd., with a visitation Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. For online consolences, visit honquestfh.com.

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Ann Thornton
   Posted Tue February 05, 2008
Gramps you are wonderful MAN you have made such impression in my life! You have always shared your love, your thoughts, and your wittyness with everyone! You will be forever missed. I am proud to have you as a GRANDFATHER. I love you Gramps.

Kathryn L. Wells
   Posted Tue February 05, 2008
To the family of Truman --He will be dearly missed, as a lifelong friend and "Bingo Buddy".His great smile sense of humor , kindness, and compassion will remain as memories. May God be with you and yours at this time.

Amanda Benney
   Posted Tue February 05, 2008
I love you Grandpa and will miss you dearly. I will honor you by being good to others and finding humor in everything I do. I will see you in heaven where I know you will be "shakin things up."

John & Donna Rock
   Posted Tue February 05, 2008
We are sorry for your loss. Truman was an kind man we know from Bingo and Mr. C's and the neighborhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. John & Donna Rock

Tricia Norton
   Posted Tue February 05, 2008
We all love you soo much grandpa. You always were the ladies man, but thats okay. Grandma was always right behind ya tellin them 'hussies' where to go. :)

Michelle
   Posted Wed February 06, 2008
Grandma, Grandpa had such a kind gentle heart that anyone that met him could see and feel the warmth of his grace. God is blessed us to have known such a special man who gave us such a special gift, himself. He will will always be with you in spirit and the memories you have can never be taken away. I know Grandpa will forever be close to my heart and it has been an honor to grow up thru the years with such a special person. I love you with all of my heart, Michelle

Benney
   Posted Fri February 08, 2008
Truman, You will be truly missed by all who have known you over your lifetime. You are the last of a legacy of Grandfathers I have had in my life. It was a blessing to have known you and a shame that your Great-Grandson Noah couldn't have gotten to know you better. Much love... Enjoy your peace.

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