COMANCHE — Services for Leroy E. Norton, 90, of Southlake will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carter L. Sloan officiating. Burial will be in Stag Creek Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Friday.
He died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at his home.
He was born April 12, 1918, in Holly, Colo., to Lewis Eugene and Saide Pearl (Walkin) Norton. He was a minister, and for 13 years pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Lubbock. He was also a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union. He was married to Wenonah Alpha Janes of Dec. 3, 1938. She died April 26, 2001.
Survivors include three daughters, Lorita and husband Carter Sloan of Roanoke, Va., Ruth and husband John Davis of Justin, and Rebecca and Bruce Breisch of Southlake; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Eugene Norton; a grandson, Timothy Sloan; five brothers; and two sisters.