Kenneth-Norton Sr.-Obituary

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Kenneth Howard Norton Sr.

Aug 9, 1943 – Sep 18, 2013 (Age 70)

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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

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

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

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

rip champ.

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 .

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.

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


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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