Thomas Bernard Norris, 74, Loretto, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on Sept. 18, 1938 in Nelson County. He was a retired employee of Barton Distillery in Bardstown and a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Arthur Lee and Agnes Donahue Norris; one sister, Catherine Smith; and one brother, William Norris.
Survivors include: his wife of 54 years, Shirley Norris; two daughters, Jana Ballard of Loretto and Karen Turnau (Jeff) of Pickerington, Ohio; four sons, Tom Norris Jr. (Lori) of Tipp City, Ohio, Rick Norris (Rhonda) of Taylorsville, Joe Norris of Raywick and Gary Norris of Loretto; 12 grandchildren, Matthew Ballard, Rebecca Ballard, Olivia Norris, Rachel Norris, Luke Norris, Katie Norris, Nick Norris, Jordan Norris, Kendra Norris, ReAnne Norris, Brandon Turnau and Justin Turnau; three sisters, Mary Dewitt of Jefferson City, Mo., Lillian Johnson of Radcliff and Mary Lee Miller of Louisville; and three brothers, Lee Norris (Estelle) of Holy Cross, Russell Norris (Joyce) of Springfield and Ernest Norris (Shirley) of Waddy.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 3560 North Saint Francis Road, Loretto, followed by interment in the church cemetery. Rev. Joseph R. Hemmerle and Rev. Tony Smith will concelebrate.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Monday, June 10 at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto.
Pallbearers are Jeff Turneau, Matthew Ballard, Brandon Turnau, Joe Waters, Allen Riggs, and Joe Cundiff.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.