David Spencer Norris, Sr., born September 18, 1946, passed away October 18, 2021.
Born in Rutherfordton, David was the son of the late John Henry Norris and Kathleen (Norris) Irvin, step son of Robert Irvin.
David was part of the first graduating class from Isothermal Community College. He went on to further his education at Western Carolina University and his Masters at North Carolina State University. David married wife Sandra in 1965 and they had two children: Gina Norris Powell and David Spencer Norris, Jr. David worked as a probation parole officer for Rutherford County.
David was preceded in death by his father, John Henry Norris; his mother, Kathleen (Norris) Irvin; step father, Robert Irvin; his brother Steve Norris.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 56 years Sandra Norris; his mother in law, Jean Smith; daughter, Gina Powell and husband Gregory; his son, David Norris, Jr., 6 granddaughters, 3 grandsons, 3 great granddaughters, 2 great grandsons and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held October 22, 2021 at Word of Faith Fellowship Cemetery, 308 Godfrey Rd, Forest City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Word of Faith Christian School, 207 Old Flynn Rd., Spindale, NC 28160.