Norman Bernard Herzing

September 6, 1948August 11, 2016

Norman B. Herzing, 67, born at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, September 6, 1948. He was a graduate of Granby High School. Norman joined the U.S. Army with service in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970, awarded a Bronze Star medal. He retired from Civil Service, Norfolk Naval Supply Center and was self-employed as a courier with East Coat Courier Company. Norman was preceded in death by his father, Paul Albert Herzing; mother, Geraldine Louise Herzing and sister, Carol Ann Bridges. Norman has a daughter, Leann Herzing of Midland, Texas; four brothers, Richard Herzing, Paul and Kathryn Herzing, Michael Herzing and Scott Herzing; two nieces, Megan Gilmartin and Amy Nicole Herzing; four nephews, David Herzing, Scott Herzing, Brian Herzing and Mathew Herzing. There will be a visitation, from 6-8pm, Monday evening at Smith and Williams Norfolk Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 10am, Tuesday at the funeral home chapel with burial immediately following at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Stroke Association. Online condolences may be offered to the family at


  • Visitation

    Monday, August 15, 2016

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, August 16, 2016


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American Red Cross

August 22, 2016

Norman was such a great man to be around. He was kind, funny, and sincere. We will miss him dearly at the American Red Cross, and we hope that the thoughts of those that care bring love and comfort to his family.

Best regards,

American Red Cross
Hospital Services Staff

Leann Creed

August 16, 2016

My Heart is with y'all. Praying for Peace & Comfort for all.

Todd Patton

August 15, 2016

God bless the entire family! You are all in my prayers!

Todd Patton

August 15, 2016

Richard. I'm am so sorry to hear about Norman. I know you were extremely close and he will be missed greatly. I hope knowing that you will see him again may bring you some comfort and peace. He is with the Lord, family and friends and he is surrounded by pure love. Please let me know if there is anything you need or if you just want to get together as friends. God bless you and your family. Your friend always;

Todd Patton

August 14, 2016

Dear Paul and Kathy,

I was so sorry to hear of Norman's passing. Mike and I are thinking about you and sending our prayers.

Mike and Beth Ann Lawson