Norman Lee Socks

October 14, 1950May 3, 2021

Norman Lee Socks, age 70, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021. Norman was born October 14, 1950 in Indianapolis to Francis and Mildred Wood Socks. Norman served in the U.S. Army. He worked for Broad Ripple Auto Parts and was a house painter. Norman was a avid reader, reading about history, nature and the world around him. He was a sports fan, especially the Colts, he enjoyed fishing and bowling. But he will be remembered for his love of family, grandchildren and his animals. Norman is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Sylvia Bishop Socks, step children Jason Lee Reinking, Travis Sean Reinking, Jeremy Justin Sturgis, Daniel Ellis Sturgis, sister Margy Dyer, brother Denny Socks. 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. He is proceeded in death by his brothers Rick, Terry and Darrell Socks. There will be a Celebration of Life for Norman at a later date.

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Jeremy Sturgis

May 4, 2021

Norm was a great Step Dad, we had lots of fun times when I was a kid, and the patience and love he showed to Travis alone was enough for him to earn his wings. He was so loved by his grandchildren and whole family. He was a gentle soul who was beloved and will be greatly missed.