Dan Henry Norton, 89, of Green Forest, AR passed away Monday, November 21, 2016. He was born in Harrison, AR on April 24, 1927, son of William Denver and Ethel (Ruble) Norton. On November 20, 1955 he was united in marriage with the love of his life, Burlie (Thompson) Norton.
Dan was a farmer all of his life and loved every minute he spent on the farm working with his cattle and riding horses. He also had been employed at Automatic Casting in Green Forest and worked as a foreman for Carroll County Road Department for a number of years. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a member of Green Forest American Legion Post #126.
Dan was a devoted, loving husband and father and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survived by his beloved wife of 61 beautiful years, Burlie Norton of the home, the proud father of 2 daughters, Ruth Hoos of Green Forest and Tena Leathers (Terry) of Green Forest, his loving grandchildren, Daniel Kelley of Berryville, Anika Palmer (Aric) of Green Forest, Chelsea Williams (Chris) of Fayetteville and 3,(soon-to-be 4), great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Sammye Norton and one brother Bob Norton.
Celebration Of Life will be 12:00 PM Friday, November 25, 2016 at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest with Arlis Dale Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Harrison. Visitation will be 10:00 AM-12:00 PM before the service begins.