Jimmy Norris - June 6, 1945 - August 21, 2013
Jimmy Norris left to be with the Lord on August 21, 2013. He passed peacefully in his home on Wednesday afternoon. He will be loved and missed by many, not only for the lives he touched but the many memories made.
Jimmy was born in Paducah, Texas, on June 6, 1945. He graduated from Stinnett High School in Stinnett ,Texas, in 1963. He met the love of his life, Gloria Mowery, on a summer evening in 1964, while admiring her car. Jimmy and Gloria were married on July 10, 1965. The couple moved to Willcox, AZ, on January 1, 1971, a place Jimmy and Gloria grew to love and chose to raise a family. Jimmy is survived by his wife Gloria, his four children, Jennifer, Tammy, Timothy, and Nathan (Bethany). Six grand children Preston (Katelyn), Lane, Kade, Keeley, Sydney, and Trinity. He also had been eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first great-grandchild, due next month. Also surviving him are his brother, SGM (R) Jordan Jeffcoat of Hopkinsville, KY, and sister Helen Scott of Elkhorn, NE., and numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews, and Cousins. Jimmy was preceded in death by his mother, Margie Faye Sursa, his grandparents Marvin and Susie Sursa.
Jimmy was a longtime business owner of many business in Willcox, but his greatest achievement is JIMGLO Trailers, formerly of Willcox and now of Kingman, Arizona. He was an innovative genius in the manufacturing and design of his trailers and became an Icon in the Hot Rodding industry throughout the country. He had a passion and knowledge of vehicles which will be unmatched for many years to come. His trailers were featured in Street Rodder Magazine and Rodding USA.
Jimmy was on the board of Harvest Ministries Church, as well as the song leader. He also served on the Willcox City Council. Jimmy was also a member of the National Street Rodders Association, and The Good Guys Street Rod Association, and a proud member of the National Rifle Association.
Funeral Services were held on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Harvest Ministries with burial in Sunset Cemetery. You may express condolences at www.westlawnchapelmortuary.com
The Norris Family thanks you for all your loving support. Please keep sharing many memories with them as time them to helps heal.
Services entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematory of Willcox, Arizona