Charles Kay Norman

Charles K. Norman

Charles K. Norman

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Charles K. Norman
Charles K. Norman

Charles Kay Norman, 59, also known as “Catfish Charlie,” of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Friday, May 22, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Missouri.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Sweeney-Phillips and Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg with Pastor Tom Steele officiating and visitation services beginning at 10 a.m. Full military honors will be provided by the Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard.
He was born Aug. 2, 1955, in Warrensburg, Missouri, the son of Charles Matthew and Oleta Faye (Judd) Norman.
He was united in marriage to Elizabeth “Ann” Ditton on April 19, 2005, in Warrensburg.
Charles was a graduate of Knob Noster High School, class of 1973. He then joined the U.S. Air Force, serving in Korea, Philippines, Turkey and Panama for 21 years and retired as staff sergeant. He worked as a prison guard for the Boonville Correctional Center for the past 13 years. Charles was a member of the RLDS Church in Knob Noster.
Charles is survived by his wife, Ann; one daughter, Elizabeth Peoples and husband, Mike, of Columbia, Missouri; one son, Charles Kevin Norman, of Mexico, Missouri; two brothers, Alan Norman, and wife, Gale, of Knob Noster; and Rodney Norman, of Windsor, Missouri; and two grandchildren, Jordyn and Douglas Peoples, both of Columbia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and twin sister, Charla Norman.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association and can be left in care of the funeral home.