After a long and fruitful life, Richard "Dick" Norton entered into eternity early Thursday morning, March 7, 2013. He was born to Ward & Amy Norton in Moore, Oklahoma, August 3, 1927.
Richard was married to Mary "Connie" Norton for 60 years. Together they raised 6 children, Debbie, Brian, Scott, Amy, Robert and Leslie. They are grandparents to 12 and great-grandparents to 4. He is survived by one sister, Beth.
Richard graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1950 with a Bachelors of Science in Engineering. He worked for IBM for 36 years proving his loyalty and steadfastness in whatever he set his mind on. He enjoyed gardening, especially creating something that would reproduce from the tiniest of seeds. He also loved reading, crossword puzzles, golf, and poker with the guys.
Memorial will be held Monday, March 11th, beginning at 1 pm, at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust, Denton, TX 76201. Don Lee, Lisa Blaylock, and Robert Norton will be officiating. Flowers or donations can be sent to First United Methodist Church.