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Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12Th Street, Fort Smith, AR

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Richard "Dick" Norris

September 9, 1935November 24, 2019

Richard Emerson “Dick” Norris, 84, of Fort Smith, AR passed from this life on November 24, 2019, in Fort Smith. He was born September 9, 1935, the last of 12 children, in Fitchburg, Massachusetts to the late Roy Emerson and Lea Lucy Bourette Norris. Dick was a SeaBee in the United States Navy. He retired from Oryx Oilfield Services. He was also a 32nd degree Mason. Dick was a good man and a great “Papaw”. Dick is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Jeannine Flores (James) and Kathy Cazzell (Richard); seven grandchildren, Brittney Moore (Topher), Jeffrey Cazzell (Christina), Jesse Cazzell (Kelsey), Joseph Cazzell (Megan), Lydia Flood (Seth), Bethany Nopajaroonsri (Jason), and Susan Toler (Justin), as well as 24 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, and sisters. The funeral service will be at 1:00pm on Monday, December 2, 2019, at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith with U.S. Navy Honors. The family will greet friends from 12:00 to 1:00pm prior to the service. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Topher Moore, Jeff Cazzell, Jesse Cazzell, Joe Cazzell, Seth Flood and Jaxon Cazzell. To leave an online memory, visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Burial with United States Navy Honors Monday, December 2, 2019

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