HONEY GROVE - Sylvan James Norris, 72, of Honey Grove, died at 8:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital.
Born on Dec. 13, 1940, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late James L. and Frances (Sausser) Norris.
He is survived by: his children, Skip Royer and companion, Kristie, Mary Stitzer and husband, Gary, all of Lewistown, Anthony Norris and wife, Julie, of Towanda, and Andrea Norris, also of Lewistown; his companion of 23 years, Brenda Hutchinson; and her three sons, Tarz Hutchinson and wife, Tammy, of Honey Grove, Gary Hutchinson and Jessica, of Port Royal, and Terry Hutchinson, of Honey Grove; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are: siblings, Pete Norris, of Lewistown, Dorothy Nicely and husband, Ron, of Burnham, Barbara Earnest, of Lewistown, Maria Lane and husband, Harvey, of McVeytown, and Jeannie Stewart, of Lewistown.
Sylvan was a graduate of Rothrock High School.
Sylvan was in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Infantry Division.
He had been a barber for many years in Mattawana and Lewistown, and lastly, worked as a laborer at Lear Corp. for 26 years.
He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing and going on road trips with his brother Pete.
All services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown.
Online condolences may be offered at www.hoenstinefuneralhome.com.