Keith L. Norton, 70, of Lufkin, was born January 13, 1937, in Beaumont, Texas, the son of the late Ellen (Walker) and Carroll Norton. He passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2007, at his residence.
Mr. Norton was employed for more than 30 years with the United States Postal Service, retiring in 1992. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran. Mr. Norton had resided in Lufkin most of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Ernestine Norton of Lufkin; daughter, DeLinda Murphy of Lufkin; sons and daughter-in-law, Gary and Kristie Hodges, Kevin Hodges, all of Lufkin; grandchildren, Stephanie Riley, Tiffany Ulmer, James Hodges, Amanda Hodges, Meagan Wallace and Shane Wallace; five great grandchildren; sister, JoAnn Whaley of Huntington; as well as a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Preceding Keith in death was his sister, Neva Allen.
Expressions of sympathy in Keith's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 212 Gene Samford Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904.
Services for Mr. Norton will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 27, 2007, in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at Gipson Funeral Home.