Glen E. Norton

November 22, 2021

Glen E. Norton, 90, longtime Colfax, Ind. resident, died November 22, 2021 at Franciscan Health Lafayette East.  He was born April 21, 1931, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky to Clell & Jessie (Chasteen) Norton.  He married Kay Cox in Mulberry on September 15, 1956, and she survives. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past fall.

Glen was a 1949 graduate of Bowers High School in Montgomery County, Ind.  He lived in Colfax for 63 years.  He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Navy from 1950-1954.  He worked for Shumate Business Forms in Lebanon, Ind. and retired after working for over 30 years.  Glen loved to golf, was very competitive, and has three trophies to show for it. He was committed to his work, and was very loving and dedicated to his family. He was baptized in Sugar Creek by Jim Spencer, pastor of the Methodist Church in Darlington.

Visitation and Services

Private family services will be held. Burial with military rites will be in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Frankfort American Legion, 451 W. Clinton St., Frankfort, IN 46041 or the Colfax Historical Society, P.O. Box 333, Colfax, IN 46035.

Survived by:

Wife: Kay Norton of Colfax, Daughter: Kelly Buck of Carmel, Son: Brad (Natalie Cox) Norton of Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Dorothy Grimes and Lorene Yazel, 2 Grandsons: Zack & Ben (Addie) Buck, 3 Great Grandchildren: Audrey, Lucy and Ellis Buck.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Keith and Coleman Norton, 2 brothers-in-law, David Grimes and Larry Yazel.


Leave your Condolences

14 Condolences for “Glen E. Norton”

  1. Deb Davis November 24, 2021 at 11:06 am

    Hello Kay & Kelly, I’m so very sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man. I know he will be deeply missed. I know this will make your upcoming holidays difficult. God be with you.
    Sincerely, Deb Davis

    • Kelly Buck November 24, 2021 at 11:55 am

      Thank you so much Debbie. I appreciate your kind words. Love, Kelly

  2. Gary Dale November 24, 2021 at 11:24 am

    So sorry to hear this. So many good memories of Glen at Fairway Golf Course. He was a great guy who will be greatly missed by family and friends. My condolences to all the Norton family.

    • Kelly Buck November 28, 2021 at 8:55 am

      Thank you for your memories of my dad. Indeed he loved the golf course and had many friends there. I appreciate your condolences.

  3. Joyce Gant Troxel November 24, 2021 at 1:41 pm

    Dear Kay, Kelly and Brad, Sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. He was a good neighbor and a great guy. You are in our thoughts. Steve, Joyce and Mike Gant

    • Kelly Buck November 28, 2021 at 8:51 am

      Thank you, Joyce, for your condolences. I have many wonderful memories from when you were our neighbors. I hope you, Steve, and Mike are doing well. Love, Kelly

  4. David Welshimer November 24, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    So sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. He was my father’s best man, when my father and mother were married. They will have plenty to catch up on. Prayers to Kay and the Family.

    • Kelly Buck November 28, 2021 at 8:54 am

      Thank you for expressing your condolences and memories. I recognize your name but not sure we’ve met. Love, Kelly

  5. Penny Boots November 25, 2021 at 9:14 pm

    Kelly, and family. So sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

    • Kelly Buck November 28, 2021 at 8:52 am

      Thank you Penny. I hope you are doing well. Love, Kelly

  6. Tonya S. Smith November 26, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Sorry for your great loss, was a great man, and neighbor for many years. Prayers sent to you Kay, Kelly and Brad. Such a wonderful family you have. Was blessed to have the honor of having your friendship for many years. God Bless you all.

  7. Ann Uhar November 27, 2021 at 9:52 am

    Dear Kelly, Thinking of you especially today as you lay your dad to rest. I know that you will miss him. Sending prayers for strength and comfort as you mourn his loss.
    Your friend,

    • Kelly Buck November 29, 2021 at 4:02 pm

      Ann, what a dear friend you are and how I treasure your friendship and support. Our service was so beautiful and conducted with more love than I could have anticipated. As always, I look forward to our future walks and adventures. Love, Kelly

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