Roy Norris: Tabor City

1953 – 2016

    Roy Norris died Wednesday July 27, in his residence. He was 62.
    Born Nov. 6, 1953 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Shelton Norris and Moulcie Cribb Norris.
     He is survived by his wife, Pat K. Norris of Tabor City; a son, Quentin Norris of Tabor City; a daughter: Rachel Ransom (Duran) of Clarkton; two brothers, Floyd Norris of Tabor City and Russell Norris of Whiteville; three sisters, Katie Rowell of Loris, Sadie Trawick of Helena, Alabama, and Janie Gaskins of Tabor City; five grandchildren, Megan Cox, Brooke Norris, Bryan Norris, Sarah Dudney, Jamielynn Godwin; and one great grandchild, Preston Norris.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Lloyd Norris.
    Mr. Norris served in Law Enforcement for 33 years. He retired as Chief of the Tabor City Police Department.  He also attended the FBI Academy.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Hospice, 44 McNeill Plaza Whiteville, NC 28472.
     Visitation was planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 29, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
    Funeral Services were planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, in Carolina Baptist Church, Green Sea, with burial following in the Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery.
    A guest register is available here.

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