Lyman F. "Mike" Norton
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MANSFIELD: Lyman F. "Mike" Norton, 75, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at OhioHealth MedCentral. Born October 2, 1938 in Mansfield, he was the son of Lyman C. Norton and Doyl (Miller) Kurtz.
Lyman retired from Ohio Brass after 38 years of service. A loyal and very caring gentleman, he was always there for his family who considered him their Savior. Lyman enjoyed woodworking and wood burning and was a NASCAR and Cleveland Browns fan. He was a member of Mad Grads which consisted of a group of his high school buddies.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Henrietta (Kodak) Norton; a daughter, Vanessa Norton-Hetler of Mansfield; a granddaughter, Breanna Bishop of Mansfield; a brother-in-law, David (Wilma) Kodak of Savannah, Ohio; a niece, Regina Piatt and a nephew, Brian Day both of Ashland; his granddog, Paisley; good friends and neighbors, Harold and Ramona Gilbert, Lois Turner and Darren and Betty Stevens all of Mansfield; and a son from a previous marriage, Kevin Norton.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond Street, Mansfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 11, 2014 at the funeral home conducted by Rev. Harold Gilbert. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for his granddaughter, Breanna's college fund. Online guest registry at www.wappner.com
Wappner Funeral Directors & Crematory
98 S Diamond St Mansfield, OH 44902
Published in the News Journal from Aug. 7 to Aug. 10, 2014