Memorial services for Mr. Jimmy Wayne Norton, age 54, of Manchester, will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at New Life Church in Manchester.
Mr. Norton passed away on Monday, September 3 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
Mr. Norton was born in Manchester, TN, the son of the late Jesse and Alice Rogers Norton.
He was owner/operator of Norton Lawn and Landscape in Manchester and also operated Little Duck River Kennel. He enjoyed collecting knives and arrowheads. He coached his daughters’ softball team, The Blue Devils. Jimmy also enjoyed tropical fish.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Norton was also preceded in death by a brother, Joe Norton.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Cathy Clabough Norton of Manchester; two daughters, Jamie (Kevin) Welsh of Indianapolis, IN and Terri (Michael Partin) Millraney of Manchester; In-laws, Gene and Carolyn Clabough of Manchester; 10 grandchildren, Michael Allen Partin, Jr., Marissa Partin, Jordan Welsh, Kaleigh Partin, Kaylee Millraney, Hannah Bryce, Jordyn Norton, Evan Norton, Kevin Welsh, III, and Kaitlin Welsh; two aunts, Dorthy Lackey and Bobbie Sue Stem; and several cousins.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Norton family.