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.
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.
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.