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Max Norwood

Posted By Hall-Wynne On February 2, 2012 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

Mr. Max Norwood, 92, of Lamont Norwood Rd, Pittsboro, died February 2, 2012 at the Hock Family Pavilion of Duke Hospice in Durham.

Born November 28, 1919 in Chatham County, Mr. Norwood was a son of James Alexander Norwood and Myrtle Kate Harris Norwood. He was a graduate of Bynum School, and retired from Liggett and Meyers after over 30 years of service. An avid Carolina fan, Mr. Norwood loved outdoors, especially gardening. He enjoyed watching and participating in sports, and played golf well into his 80’s.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Mae Boone Norwood; daughters, Ruth Meeks of Sanford and Maxine Norwood of Durham; 2 granddaughters, Helen Clark and Janet Walker Barry; 1 grandson, Jonathan Meeks Erin; 2 great-grandsons, Jeffrey and Will Walker; and a brother, Victor Eugene “Pete” Norwood of Burlington. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Barbara N. Clark; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

The funeral service for Mr. Max Norwood will be held at 1 o’clock Monday afternoon, February 6, 2012 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jim Jones and the Rev. Al Hocutt will preside. Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Sunday at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro.

Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits and Guestbook”.

Memorials may be sent to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 269 Mann’s Chapel Rd., Pittsboro, NC 27312, Hock Family Pavilion / Duke Hospice, 4023 N. Roxboro Rd., Durham, NC 27704, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements for Mr. Norwood are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.


Condolences for the family of “Max Norwood”

Condolence from Beth Smith Morton on February 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Dear Lynn and family, I am so sorry to learn of your grandfather’s passing. May God be with you and your family during this time of grief.

Condolence from the collins family on February 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Ruth, Ralph and family, we are praying for you during this most difficult time. Please let us know if we can do anything. May God continue to bless you and give you strength.

Condolence from Patrice & Tom on February 5th, 2012 12:00 am

We will be forever grateful for having had Max in our lives. More than a neighbor, even more than a dear friend, he generously shared with us his family, his garden, and his memories. This was a very special man who will remain in our hearts always.

Condolence from Chuck and Teri Mathews on February 5th, 2012 12:00 am

Dearest Helen and girls, we are so sorry for your loss. We will always treasure the memories of Max’s giving spirit and the wonderful holidays our family spent together. May you find strength in those who are near and may God hold you in his loving hands during this difficult time.

Condolence from HS & Peggy Williams on February 11th, 2012 12:00 am

Ruthie
We just heard about Mr. Max. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Sincerely,
HS & Peggy

Condolence from Melanie Sanders on February 13th, 2012 12:00 am

My dear friend…Maxine:

May cherish memories of your dad, anchor you and be a source of comfort for you and your family.

Melanie Sanders
Goldsboro, NC

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