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“To Shelly, children and Harleys buddies I am so very very sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine the ache in your heart. May you be comforted...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: S G

“Safe Travels Gregg ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Paula Cleveland - Decatur, GA

“So sorry Uncle D and Patty to hear about Greg! You all are in our thoughts and prayers! Love y'all! ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Dale and Joan Lindsey

“HeeHawlin how am I gonna live with you. I need to hear your voice one more time. You will never be forgotten. Until we meet again RIP. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Mrs Tennessee - Nashville, TN

“Shelly, I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for you and your family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Shannon - Columbia, TN

“Roberta,My dear friend,I'm so very sorry to hear about your brother's death. I pray God will strengthen, comfort and give you and your family peace...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sherry Brown - Columbia, TN

“Gregg will be greatly missed! A true charmer and a fun friend! Love and prayers for Shelly and family! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Hensley - Friend


Robert Gregg "Harley" Norman, 45, resident of the Sandy Hook Community, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Lindsey Combs officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

Born February 1, 1972, in Maury County, he was the son of the late Robert Cornelius Norman and the late Margarette Helen Morgan Norman. Harley never failed to make people laugh, feel welcome and help a person in need. He wanted everyone to enjoy life, recognize the importance of friends and live life to the fullest. Harley enjoyed hanging out with his "buddies", Walker, Noah, and Dallas, and his puppies, Anna Bella, Dazzy and Roxy. He enjoyed reading his Bible, especially his favorite book of Proverbs. He was an avid Alabama football fan.

Survivors include his wife whom he married March 12, 2003, Shelly Lynn Hanks Norman of Sandy Hook Community; son, Robert Michael (Caitlin) Norman of Columbia; step-sons, Eric (Stephanie) Chiles of Culleoka and Aaron Chiles of Pulaski; sisters, Ola Marie (Shawn) Skelton and Roberta Ann (James) Bolton, both of Columbia; brothers, Roger Dale (Beverly) Norman of Columbia, James Houston (Wendy) Norman of Shelbyville, Marvin Dwight (Patty) Norman of Williamsport; in-laws, Allen & Barbara Hanks of Munford; sister-in-law, Kim (Will) Buswell of La Vergne; grandchildren, Walker Chiles, Noah Chiles, Dallas Chiles; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Eugene Norman.

Pallbearers will be Eric Chiles, Aaron Chiles, Curtis Carney, James Bolton, Shawn Skelton, and Terry Barnes. Honorary pallbearers will be Walker Chiles and Noah Chiles.

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