Norris Stanton Gould, 85, of Clearwater, Fla., passed away Friday, April 19, 2013. He was married 45 years to his beloved wife, Shirlee, who passed away in 1997. He is survived by his sons, Jeff and Dan; his sister, Jean Evans; and his two grandchildren, Lacey and Bennett.
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Norris grew up in Marshalltown, Iowa and became an Eagle Scout at the age of 13. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-46 and obtained his law degree from the State University of Iowa in 1952. He came to Clearwater in 1958 where he became a partner at McFarland, Gould, Lyons and Sullivan.
He served as a city attorney for the towns of Belleair and Safety Harbor and was an adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College. He was a past president of the Clearwater Bar Association, the Sertoma Club of Clearwater, a member of the Oak Ridge Wesleyan Church of Largo and an active real estate developer. He was a leader in his church and the community.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Oak Ridge Wesleyan Church, 11000 110th Ave N, Largo, FL 33778. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in his memory to his church. For additional information or to express condolences, please visit www.mossfeasterclearwater.com.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 23, 2013