Darrell Raymond Norris
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Baldwin City, KS
Darrell Raymond Norris

Darrell Raymond Norris, age 73, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 surrounded by loved ones. He was born on October 17, 1941 in Lawrence, Kansas to Waldon and Ruth (Webster) Norris.

Darrell was a lifelong Lawrence area resident. He graduated from Perry High School in 1959 and would go on to graduate from electrical trade school and become an electrical contractor. He started his own electrical contracting company, Quality Electric of Lawrence, in 1972. He sold the company and retired in 2006. He was also a private pilot since 1975.

Darrell was a member of the International Comanche Society and served multiple times as Mid States Tribe Chief, a board member for Chihowa Retreat Center in Perry, KS, an Angel Flight Volunteer Pilot, served on many committees for the Worden United Methodist Church, and was always eager to volunteer his time.

Darrell was a loving father and husband. Darrell also loved nature and the outdoors. He was an avid hunter, with bow and rifle, and fisherman. He traveled to many states in search of elk and deer. He also fished all over the world.

Darrell was united in marriage to Phyllis Ann Anderson on May 19, 1963 in Lawrence, Kansas. She survives of the home. During their 52 years of marriage they enjoyed travelling the world.

Darrell is also survived by two daughters, Kimberly Farmer and husband, Tom, Baldwin City, KS, and Melissa Howard and husband, Mike, Eudora, KS; a son, Doug Norris and wife, Anissa, Eudora, KS; seven grandchildren, Caleb, Colby, Gunnar, Halle, Lauren, Carlee, and Emily; two step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and a brother, David Norris, Lawrence, KS.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary Norris; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will greet friends from 4 – 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Worden United Methodist Church, Worden, KS. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015 at Worden United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Worden Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations be made to Worden United Methodist Church or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006. Condolences may be sent through www.lamb-roberts.com.

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Kim, my deepest condolences on the passing of your father. May he rest in peace and my you find comfort in your family. Prayers to you and your family.
Belinda Base
July 30, 2015
With deepest sympathy,
Stephen J. Craig
Stephen Craig
July 28, 2015
Elaine & Jim Fox
July 26, 2015
I was very sorry to hear of Darrell's passing. I had met and talked to him at the Julia Edgar Boles family reunions in Lecompton.
Mike Wharton
July 25, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with all the Norris family. Darrell was a great man.
Chad O'Trimble
July 25, 2015
Phyllis and family, I am so sorry to learn this news. I remember Darrell as a very kind man with a shy smile and firm principles. May your memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.
Nomi Redding
July 25, 2015
Phyllis so sorry for your lose, may God bless you and your family.
July 24, 2015
Phyllis & Family, so sorry for your loss. Darrell was a great guy and will be missed. Please know we keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Vickie Shoemaker
July 24, 2015
My condolences to the family. May the hope found in God's word bring you comfort during this time (John 11:24,25).
July 24, 2015
Dear Phyllis and family,
My heart and prayers go out to all.
Will keep you in my prayers, know how it feels to loose your husband , father of your children.
Shirley Meisenheimer
July 23, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers to the Norris family.
Karen & Ken Horne
July 23, 2015
Dear Phyllis,
I'm so sorry you lost your husband, but we"re glad you had each other's company.
Sincerely,
Kathe White Alkoudsi
Class of '61
Kathe White Alkoudsi
July 23, 2015
We wish the Norris Family moments of peace and tender reflection of Darrell. Sending our heartfelt sympathy and prayers.
Bernie Mazurek and Sally Williams
Bernie Mazurek
July 23, 2015
I know you are on your last angel flight .you will be missed my friend!
gary Anderson
July 23, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers to the Darrell Norris family. He put up a good fight but now in no pain
.walking in Heaven with loved ones gone before him.
Pam Cook
July 22, 2015
Our thoughts and prayer are with the family. Bill will dearly miss seeing and helping him. We are sorry for the loss he was a dear friend
Bill & Toni Newman
July 22, 2015
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