David Lee Norton
65, of Mooresville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 24, 2014. Mr. Norton was born January 3, 1949, in Indianapolis, to the late Howard S. Norton and Alberta M. Norton, who survives. After graduating from Mooresville High School in 1966, David attended Indiana Central. He thoroughly enjoyed his career, co-workers, and clients of 48 years. He spent his career in industrial sales, and since Jan. 1995 he was a Regional Sales Executive for B.W. Rogers, (formerly Hydra-Air Inc). Dave was the lead representative at accounts such as Allison Transmission and General Motors. He was the utmost professional and often recognized with numerous awards over the years. Dave loved to spend time with his family. Known as "Papaw" to his six grandchildren, Dave spent much time attending sporting events, giving tractor rides, playing sports in the yard, hosting family cookouts, and supporting them in all of their endeavors. Dave was also an outdoor and sports enthusiast who enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, four-wheeling and attending Colts games. He was an adventurous and fun-loving man. Known for his love of humor, his casual way, kindness, and generosity, he won the hearts of all who knew him. Survivors include his mother, Alberta M. Norton; children, Craig D. Norton (Rhonda), Robert D. Norton (Susan), and Christy L. Gothard (Matt); former spouse, Cynthia (Hite) Norton; siblings, Dennis W. Norton (Connie), Carol A. Pershing, Nancy J. Norton, Kathy S. Lisby, Peggy L. Norton, and Michael S. Norton (Tammera); grandchildren, Macallister L. Norton, Gracie R. Norton, Samuel R. Norton, Maria K. Norton, Cody D. Norton, and Alex M. Gothard; significant other, Pamela (Neufelder) Jones. Friends and family will gather on Thursday, February 27, 2014, 3 to 8 p.m. and from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, February 28, 2014, in the Car lisle - Branson Funeral Service & Crematory , Mooresville. The funeral service will be officiated by Rev. Jeff Faull on Friday at 11 a.m., in the funeral home. Burial will be in White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Quality of Life Fund, c/o the Community Foundation of Morgan County. Visit http://www.carlislebranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.