Photo courtesy of Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel - Jacksonville

In Memory Of

Kenneth Howard Norton Sr.

Aug 9, 1943 - Sep 18, 2013 (Age 70)

Guest Book

Valenda Newell

June 26, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

I watching boxing last night, I started thinking about the old time favorites. KEN you were one of the best heavyweights I love to watch back in the 70's plus it didn't hurt you were good looking too. ..THANKS FOR SHARING YOUR BOXING SKILLS WITH THE WORLD......RIP

April 02, 2016

Semper Fi Marine RIP knowing that you accomplished, being a Dad and a U.S.Marine

kenneth samuels

March 01, 2016 | London, OH

one of the best boxer of all times kenneth norton r.i.p xx

Rhonda Johnson

January 17, 2016 | Sacramento, CA

One of my Fav boxers!

I was just watching Mandingo, hadn't seen in ages. You were do fine and still handsome to the end. A lot of peopler misd you, as a fan i miss you. RIP. Greetings and sympathies to the family and children of Ken Norton

alton darden

October 28, 2015 | Myrtle Beach, SC

rip champ.


September 08, 2015 | MOUND BAYOU 38762, MS

I remember 1963 at Camp Lejeune..You & Art Redden together winning it all for the Corps...we knew then that in you our boxing team had a wonder...WHAT A WONDER !...thank you for prooving us right...A very nice person-funny too..REST MY BROTHER..SEMPER FI...SEMPER FI .

Harry Simpson

September 18, 2014 | Alpharetta, GA

Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

Saepe Expertus, Semper Fidelis, Fratres Aeterni.

Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

July 14, 2014

thanks for your service to our usa. peace and comfort to his family and friends.jw ..s.c.

sarah mazor

June 29, 2014 | Berlin


it was a big honour for me seeing you smiling and your great heart and wonderful fights will always be a big inspiration for me as long as I live,

missing you very much,


Kenneth's Obituaries

Kenneth Howard Norton, Sr. was born to John and Ruth Norton on August 9, 1943, and was raised in Jacksonville, Illinois. Kenneth was an outstanding athlete and graduated from Jacksonville High School. Upon graduating, Kenneth earned several scholarships: football, basketball, and track. He...

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