Charles Edward Norris


Funeral services for Charles Edward Norris of Goldsby, OK., formerly of El Reno will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday September 9, 2019 in the Trinity Baptist Church in El Reno, Oklahoma. Burial with Military Honors will be in the El Reno Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Mr. Norris passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in the Norman Veterans Center in Norman, OK. He was born on March 9, 1942 in El Reno, Oklahoma. He was a graduate of El Reno High School. He received his bachelor's degree in journalism from the U.S. Army. He had lived most of his life in Goldsby. He was a retired Recon Platoon Sargent from the U.S. Army where he had received two Purple Hearts, two Silver Stars and had served during the Vietnam & the Korean Wars with the 25th and 35th Infantry Division. He was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, Canadian River Cruisers Car Club and the proud owner of many classic cars including the current 67 Camaro RS. He Loved woodworking, eagles, and onion burgers.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Elmer Lee & Kathryn Lucy (Perry) Norris His wife Helen Elaine (Swagerty) Norris, Brother Robert Lee Norris, Sister Margarette Barnes.

Survivors include: Daughter: Debbie DeMoss of Yukon, OK. Son-In-Law: Daniel Thomas "Tom" DeMoss, Sister: Marilyn Vincent of Fort Wayne, Indiana. 2 - Grandsons: Logan DeMoss and Justin Cole. Great Granddaughter Laci Cole, His

Sidekick (Pet Bird) Harley, Nephew: Matthew Barnes, Best Friend Leo Shaw, Numerous other relatives and many dear friends.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
To send flowers to the family of Charles Edward Norris, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on September 6, 2019
Send flowers
in memory of Charles
Send flowers

Obituary published in

Arrangements by


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on December 05, 2019.

8 posts

Jerrad Ba
Sep 09, 2019
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Charles Edward Norris by Jerrad Ba.  Send flowers
Frank Chavez
Sep 08, 2019
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Charles Edward Norris by Frank Chavez.  Send flowers
Sep 08, 2019
I miss you like crazy dad. You touched all our lives in a special individual way that made us all feel loved and special.
View More
Carlos Lopez San Antonio Tx.
Sep 07, 2019
Rest In Peace ,Sgt. Norris I,m going to miss you at Jacksonville Fl.
June Fenhagen
Sep 07, 2019
Praying for you & your family Debbie. I’ll be thinking of you on Monday 😘
SSG James Brown Medic Recon Ptl
Sep 07, 2019
I am so sorry but I know he is in a better place;
Cacti Ron
Sep 07, 2019
My greatest hero. It was my greatest honor to serve with him. I will remember him always.
Ronald Ray
Sep 07, 2019
Sacred Duty Spray was purchased for the family of Charles Edward Norris by Ronald Ray.  Send flowers