Harold “Dick” Norris, 84 of Wellington, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at his home in Wellington.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. Visitation will be held, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 from 9 a.m., until 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. A memorial has been established with the Avenue of Flags and may be left with the funeral home. For further information please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.com.
Harold Richard “Dick” Norris was born Feb. 11, 1933, the son of William Clarence and Selma (Achelpohl) Norris in Portland, Kan. He attended Wellington High School and served his country in the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War. On Oct. 25, 1952 Dick was united in marriage to Peggy “Jolene” Hundley in Wellington at the First Baptist Church. Dick worked for the Wellington Fire Department from 1955-1983 and retired as the Assistant Fire Chief. He also worked for Gibson Concrete and was a carpenter for Branson Construction while working at the fire department.
He loved spending time with his family, fishing and camping.
Dick is survived by his children: Tyra Dwyer and her husband Tim of Wellington, Doug Norris and wife DeAun of Wellington, John Norris and wife Jane of Wellington and Linda Mullen and her husband Allan of Wellington; a brother, Bill Norris of Wellington and a sister, Betty McMillan of Wellington; 13 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Jolene; his parents, and a sister: Donna Wilson and Evelyn Helen Norris.