John C. Norris, 94, of Frankfort, died July 7, 2019 at I.U. Health Hospital, Frankfort. He was born June 25, 1925 in Frankfort to H. Fred & Magaline (Armantrout) Norris. He married Rose E. Donnelly on August 2, 1949 and she preceded him in death on July 15, 2018.
Mr. Norris was a 1943 graduate of Frankfort High School and a graduate of Indiana University with a business degree. A veteran of the U.S. Army from October 12, 1943 to April 20, 1946, serving in Europe during WWII. Mr. Norris lived in Frankfort his entire life and was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church. He was longtime owner of Norris Printing and Office Supply in Frankfort. He was an avid golfer and gardener, a member of the former Frankfort Country Club and the Frankfort Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by: 2 Sons: John F. Norris of Frankfort and Perry R. (Teresa) Norris of Loveland, OH, 3 Grandchildren: Stella (Tom) Juenger of Cincinnati, OH, Jack Norris of Denver, CO, and Maggie Norris of Loveland, OH and 1 Great Granddaughter: Anja Rose Juenger. In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Norris in 2009.
A funeral service celebrating John’s life will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, located at 200 S. Main St. in Frankfort with Pastor Phil Lake officiating. Burial will follow at Frankfort’s Bunnell Cemetery. A visitation will take place prior to service from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association with envelopes available at the funeral home. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com where you may share a personal message with the family.