Cedaredge resident R.E. Norton died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. He was 82.
He was born Dec. 21, 1933, to John and Josephine (Heathcott) Norton in Memphis, Texas, where he spent his childhood and attended school.
He married Norma Jean Holloway in Greenriver, Utah, 62 years ago.
He enjoyed hunting, shooting guns, making ammo and his wife's cooking.
He is survived by his children, Debra, Kirby and James; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
At his request, no services are planned.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.