NEWPORT, Ind. — Chad A. Norris, 40, of Newport, Ind., passed away at 10:23 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 8, 1973, in Terre Haute, Ind., the son of Jay and Doris A. Spoon Norris.
Chad married Deana Zumwalt on Feb. 22, 1997, in Newport, Ind. She survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Kylah and Jayde Norris both of Newport, Ind.; his parents, Jay (Doris) Norris of Montezuma, Ind.; father and mother-in-law, Dick (Martha) Zumwalt of Newport, Ind.; one sister, Melissa Norris of Clinton, Ind.; one brother, Tony (Amy) Norris of Montezuma, Ind.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Kory (Staci) Zumwalt of Newport, Ind., and Troy (Cindy) Zumwalt of Danville; one niece, Emma Pruett; three nephews, Kody Zumwalt, Trent Zumwalt and Christopher Pruett; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Chad worked as a machine operator at the ThyssenKrupp forging plant in Danville. He was a 1991 graduate of Riverton Parke High School. Chad enjoyed motocross racing and watching the Indianapolis Colts. He especially enjoyed going to his daughters' sporting events.
Funeral services: 11 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 31, at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind. Officiating: Pastor Ramona Trover. Burial: Thomas Cemetery, Newport, Ind. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 30, at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 13067, Alexandria, VA 22312. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.