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“i miss seen you set out side in the summer time and talk to you on the phone that is my memory of you willis ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: brenda delaney - radcliff, OH

“Geraldine and familyI am truly sorry for your loss and i know how much you will all miss him. It is not easy to lose a loved one...especially one as...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda Camp - Shade, OH

“To all of the Norton family I know how you feel I lost my dad four year on Nov.the 1 a it is still hurt and I lost Steve 6 year it still hurt I will...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: brenda delaney - radcliff, OH

“Sorry for your loss you are all in our thoughts and prayers ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: wright family - radcliff, OH

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Brent Wright - radcliff, OH

“So very sorry to hear of Willis' passing. Thinking of you all with deepest sympathies. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Kara Hocter Dunfee - Athens, OH

“Geraldine and family,so sorry to hear about Willis,didn't seem like that long since we'd seen each other in Jackson Kroger's our deepest sympathy to...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Roger and Anita Camp - Wellston, OH

“Praying for all your family ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon Jones - Hamden, OH

“So sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Willis. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Brian and Malissa Norton - GA

“Prayers to family and friends. Willis was such a wonderful Christian man. Love you Geraldine. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Stephanie Davidson - Albany, OH


Willis E. Norton, age 72, of Radcliff, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. He was born November 4, 1942 in Radcliff, Ohio to the late Harry Norton and Ruth Zinn Norton. Willis was a 1960 graduate of Wilkesville High School. He retired from Frick-Gallagher Manufacturing in Wellston, where he was employed for over 35 years. Willis was a member of the United Fellowship Chapel in Radcliff and he enjoyed woodworking and camping. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Geraldine Perdue Norton; children, Angie Jones (Davey) of Radcliff, Cathy Adkins (Ray) of Hamlin, W.Va., Penny McLaughlin (Robert) of Glouster and Willis Norton, Jr. (Fawn) of Wellston; sisters, Norma Gray and Grace Rollins, both of Missouri; brothers, Clyde Norton (Shirley) of Wellston, Earl Norton (Kay) of Wellston, Lanny Norton (Lynn) of Albany and John Norton (Priscilla) of Enon, Oh.; sister-in-law, Betty Norton of Radcliff, as well as 20 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Willis was preceded in death by sister, Lela Norton; brothers, Robert Norton, Ray Norton (Hazel), Amos Norton (Betty), Leland Norton, Herbert Norton and Harry Norton; brother-in-laws, Jack Rollins and Austin Gray , as well as 1 grandson and 1 great-grandson. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 9 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Saturday at 11 A.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Radcliff Cemetery.