Upton T. Norris, III (Tommy) of Hollywood, MD was called to heaven June 17th, 2013 at the age of 63. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Tommy was born in Fort Meade, MD. He was the son of Upton T. Jr. and Lucille Norris of Oriole, MD. Tommy is survived by his parents, his sisters Brenda Lukens and her husband Phil of Massachusetts, Sheila Drain and her husband Richard of Pasadena, MD, his brothers William Norris and his wife Susan, and Steve Norris, Sr and his wife Sharon of Oriole, MD. Tommy is also survived by his nephews Ricky Brown, Brad Lukens, William Drain and his wife Marcella, Michael Drain, Steven Norris Jr. and Matthew Norris and his niece Megan Drain. He was a great uncle to Kailey and Emma Drain and Addyson and Dominic Drain. In addition, he will be missed by his dear friend Bianca Quell of Germany.
Tommy was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Upton T. Sr. and Edna Norris and maternal grandparents Nazareno (Nemo) and Lena Mangialardi, all of Baltimore, MD. He was also preceded in death by his loving niece Angela Lukens and his K-9 son Gunner.
Tommy was a graduate of Cardinal Gibbons High school and went on to earn his engineering degree from Johns Hopkins University. He was a Veteran and proudly served his country in the U. S. Army. He was employed as a senior hardware engineer for Wyle Labs Aerospace group for many years.
Tommy loved fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He was a generous and giving person. The joy of Tommy’s life was spending time with his loyal dog, Gunner.
Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Manokin Manor Nursing home for their kindness and support during Tommy’s final days.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 2:00 PM in the Hinman Funeral Home in Princess Anne. Friends may call from 1:00-2:00 prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in the St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oriole. Rev. Eddie Daniels will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Cemetery Fund, % Pat Laird, 28141 Venton Road, Princess Anne, MD. 21853 or St. Peter’s Church, % Debbie Barnes, 12525 Ebby Road, Princess Anne, Md. 21853.
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