Norville, Donald Eugene Donald Eugene Norville was born on March 6, 1940. After 8 months of fighting a battle with cancer, Don passed away on March 15, 2013. With 25 years of leading worship for Assemblies of God, Baptist, Reformed and Presbyterian churches Don devoted time to writing songs which he shared in monthly KLCMI meetings and ministry opportunities in Catholic Churches. He was trained in classical music, but was first to use contemporary Christian music with drums and guitars in the late 60's at California Baptist Churches. Don had market place ministry in the 70's as musician for record, film and television in Hollywood. He enjoyed a 16 year career in service management for Amtrak and was blessed to see many co-workers come to Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents Fern Marie Barham Norville , Rev. Leonard L. Norville , sister Carol Norville Barrix  and loving daughter Shannon Marie Norville Grace . He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Shirley Norville Barr and Tom Barr of Plano, TX., 5 nieces, 4 nephews and 7 great nieces and nephews along with a host of friends. We will miss you Don and we know music will never be the same without you. A special music service remembering Don will be held on Sunday April 28th at 10:00 AM at Prime Time Fellowship in Plano, Texas.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Apr. 25, 2013