Lewis E. Norris

Posted Oct. 26, 2012, at 7:47 p.m.

PLYMOUTH – Lewis E. Norris, 76, died Oct. 26, 2012, at his residence. He was born Aug. 20, 1936, in Detroit, a son of Roland and Flora (Jackson) Norris.

On Oct. 15, 1960, he married Lois Shorey. He was employed as a hand sewer at Dexter Shoe Co. and later as a truck driver for Cole’s Express. He served in the National Guard. Lewis was a member of Emmanuel Bible Baptist Church, Plymouth. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was very dedicated to his family.

He is survived by his wife and fishing partner of 52 years, Lois Norris of Plymouth; five sons, Mark, Stanley and wife, Cindy, all of Plymouth, Steven and wife, Maggie of Stetson, Kevin and wife, Lori, of Palmyra and Karl Norris and Starr Pombrio of Clifton Park, N.Y.; two brothers, Charles of Plymouth and Linzy of Bangor; two sisters, Janet Waning of Dixmont and Kathleen Shorey of Hawthorne, Nev.; 20 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Ermine Rines.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main St., Newport, with the Rev. Robert Emrich officiating. Friends may call 10 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be at Sawyer Cemetery, Plymouth. Memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel Bible Baptist Church, P.O. Box 62, Plymouth, ME 04969. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.