Obituary for Douglas Michael Norton
Douglas Michael Norton
February 1, 1954 – March 30, 2018
Douglas Michael Norton, 64, of Pensacola, FL formerly of Macon, GA, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 30, 2018. Douglas was born on February 1, 1954 to his loving parents, Douglas Norton and Myrtle Bond Combs in Macon, Georgia.
Douglas graduated from Hernando High School with the Class of 1972. He joined the United States Navy in 1976 and served aboard the USS John F. Kennedy. Once retired from the Navy, Douglas worked for the U.S. Postal service, and then after, he worked as a long-haul truck driver. Douglas had many hobbies such as fishing, VW restoration, watching Nascar, and watching his favorite football team, the New England Patriots.
Douglas is reunited with his maternal grandparents, Charlie and Thelma Bond; Paternal grandparents, Lamar and Pauline Norton; and father, Douglas Norton.
Douglas’s memory lives on in the hearts of his loving wife, Leslie Mock Norton; son, Douglas Norton, Jr.; mother, Myrtle Bond Combs; brother, Keith(Kim) Arnold; sister, Denise (Shannon) Arnold Pharris; stepson, Jon(Adair) Grinsted; stepdaughter, Whitney Fullerton; beloved granddaughters, Anastasia Norton and Skylar (Harrison) Bennett Buckley; nephews, Brandon Arnold, Judd Arnold, Kent Howard, and Gage Pharris, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Douglas will be laid to rest on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Barrancas National Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. Prior to the service, the family will be meeting at 1 S. Navy Boulevard Pensacola, FL 32507 at 9:30 a.m. to go into Barrancas National Cemetery together.
Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.