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Written by Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel Monday, 16 April 2012 13:15
Norris McGraw Wimberly, Sr., 66, a loving and devoted family man, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, April 13, 2012.He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Crawfordville, FL. Norris passed away due to complications from heart surgery. The complications were brought on by the Agent Orange disease he acquired during his tour in the Vietnam War.
Norris was born in Eddyville, KY, July 22, 1945, to Tommy and Ruby Wimberly, both of Princeton, KY. He has resided in Crawfordville, FL for the last 30 years with most of his immediate family. Norris served our country for 14 years in the United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran.
The family would appreciate in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Gainesville Fisher House Foundation for Veterans at www.gainesvillefisherhouse.org.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel. Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, Crawfordville is in charge of arrangements (850-926-3333 or bevisfh.com).
Services will be Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 2:00 P.M., at Central Baptist Church. Services will be conducted by Pastor David Folsom with burial service at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Crawfordville, with his final resting place being in Heaven with his Lord and Savior.
He is survived by a loving wife of 33 years, Wanda Wimberly; five children: Jerry (Leigh) of Crawfordville, Angela (Richard) of Tallahassee, Howard (Rita) of Panama City, Joe (Emily) of Crawfordville, and Norris Jr (Tracy) of North Carolina; 14 very special grandchildren; three super special great grandchildren; three sisters and one brother; many nieces and nephews and several close friends as well as his brothers and sisters in Christ.
He is predeceased by one brother and two sisters.
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