2013-04-04 / Obituaries

Ray Norman


Funeral services for Ray Norman, 84 of Lockhart, Texas and formerly of Giddings, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Giddings City Cemetery in Giddings with Pastor Gary Roe officiating. Military honors were provided by the Giddings American Legion York Post 276.

Ray was born on October 16, 1928 in Hobart, Oklahoma, the son of Ray & Dora (Holly) Norman. He married Odessa Jane Peschke on October 23, 1950 and was an Army Air Corp veteran of WWII and a Marine veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Ray passed away the evening of Monday, March 25, 2013 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lockhart.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 28 years, Odessa Norman; his wife of 11 years, Velma Sue (Begley) Norman; brothers, Raymond Norman and Robert Norman; sister, Dorothy Anderson; two sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law.

Survivors include his daughter, Janis & William Droemer of Lexington; two sons, Lynn Norman of Las Vegas, Nevada and Justin Taylor of Giddings; grandchildren, John & Kimma Lee of Elgin, Sheryl & Troy Cervenka of Lexington and David & April Lee of Round Rock; great grandchildren, Justin Lee, Jordyn Lee, Logan Lee, Morgan Cervenka, Tanner Cervenka, Lauren Lee and Madison Lee; sister, Mary Lou Corn of Richland Hills; sister-inlaw, Dorothy Peschke of Plano and a brother-in-law, Wesley & Margaret Peschke of Bastrop.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion York Post 276, P.O. Box 303, Giddings, Texas 78942 or to the charity of one's choice.

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