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Obituary: Charles “Chuck” Norris, Jr.

Charles “Chuck” Norris, Jr., of Jacksonport, departed this life on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at the age of 62.

He was born March 18, 1958, in Batesville, the son of Charles Dixon Norris, Sr., and Dortha Lee (Willard) Norris.

He was a graduate of Newark High School. He worked for the Department of Parks and Tourism and was a member of the Newark Church of Christ.  Norris was an avid outdoorsman, spending time hunting, fishing, and woodworking. He was a skilled carpenter, who enjoyed working with his hands.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Norris is survived by one son, Ryan Norris and wife, Elli of Beebe; one sister, Coralee Engles and husband, Larry, of Magness; three grandchildren, Alexa, Mackenzie, and Kenna Norris; one niece, Kelli Engles Blackman and husband, Darren; two great-nieces, Sydney and Shelby; and a lifetime of friends.

Friends may visit at Jackson’s Newark Funeral Home, Wednesday, September 9, 2020, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Arrangements by Jackson’s Newark Funeral Home.

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