Mr. Tyrone Young Norris, Sr. passed away peacefully on August 10, 2019, surrounded by his family at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Delaware. He was born in Erwin, North Carolina, December 2, 1942, to the late Odell Bradshaw Norris and Carlie Young Norris. Mr. Norris lived most of his life in North Carolina, serving as Maintenance Manager of Campbell Soup for 21 years, Butterball and ConAgra. He spent just over a decade at W.L. Wheatley in Clayton, De. Ty also served in United States Air Force from 1962 through 1967.
Ty is survived by his wife of 56 years, Letha Norris, and three children Tina and her husband Rob Joyner; Ty Jr. and his wife Dawn; and John John (dad's heart); Sisters Shirley Long and Joyce Faye Tew and her husband Pernon; Grandchildren Josh Hebert, Matthew Norris, Tommy Norris, Trey Norris; Step grandchildren Emily Hanggi, Sarah Joyner, Rachel Joyner, Mollie Stretch, Teegan Lutze, Elliette Zukowski and Cayden Zukowski; Nephews Jerry Wolking, Lynn Wolking Ricky Wolking, Risky Long and Mark Long; Great grandchildren Elissa Stretch, Abigail Stretch, Owen Stretch, Elliana Stretch, Mason Hanggi, Carson Hanggi and Avalee Myers.
Ty was an avid golfer, winning several club trophies, and especially enjoyed playing with his sister Shirley. He loved working on classic cars, working in the yard and gardening.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon at Pippin Funeral Home on Sunday, August 18. 2019, friends may visit after 11:00am. Burial will be at Odd Fellows Camden De. Online condolences may be sent to www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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