June 5, 2021, 91, Goldsboro –
William Hugh “W.H.” Norris, 91, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Harnett County on July 17, 1929, he was the son of the late Hughie Astor Norris and Margaret Baker Norris.
In addition to his parents, W.H. was preceded in death by a son, William Hugh Norris, Jr. W.H. is survived by his wife of 75 years, Ruby Sutton Norris; daughter, Leah Norris (Kevin Daly); grandchildren, William Hugh “Will” Norris, III, Maxwell Elliott “Max” Norris, and Summer Hutchins; great-grandchildren, Damian and Letti; sister-in-law, Joanna Fogle; and nieces, Beth and Caroline.
W.H. proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired after 32 years of dedicated service where he worked as an aircraft mechanic supervisor. W.H. was a Bronze Star Medal recipient. In his younger years and up until he was unable, W.H. enjoyed hunting, fishing, and turkey shoots. He and Ruby also took up bowling together. W.H. will be remembered as a professional worrier, no matter what it was or who it concerned, he worried about it.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a service to celebrate W.H.’s life at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Michael Wright officiating. Interment with full military honors will be at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd, Goldsboro, NC 27534 or to your home church or a charity of your choosing.
Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.