William Robert Norwood, Sr., 89, beloved husband of the late Judith Lynnette Pannell Norwood, passed away, Friday, July 29, 2022.
Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Steele and Ethel Massey Norwood.
William proudly served his country in the United States Marines. He was a member of Brandon UMC, and 279 Brandon Masonic Lodge. William was a retired employee of the Gerber Company after a thirty year career. He was a wonderful man of great character that loved his family. His presence will be missed but his memory and legacy will carry on through his loved ones.
He is survived by daughter, Laura Batson (James); sons, William, Michael, Keith and Tommy Norwood; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and sister, Ethel Faye Norwood Merck.
In addition to his loving wife and parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Judith Virginia Lynnette Norwood.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, August 03, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest. The funeral service will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest Chapel. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
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