Dwight Lamar Norwood Sr.


LILLINGTON — Dr. Dwight Lamar Norwood Sr. Ph.D., professor emeritus of Campbell University, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019.

Dr. Norwood was predeceased in death by his parents, John Earlie and Emma Norwood; and his sister and brother-in-law, Earline and Bill Matthews.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Rachel Norwood; his loving children, Lamar Norwood Jr. (Christine) and Rachel Tzortzis (Brandon); his adoring grandchildren, Alexandra and Austin Norwood and Scarlett Rose Tzortzis.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at 1 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Plains Community Church, 174 Boykin Road, Lillington. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Hollybrook Cemetery, 302 Hollybrook Ave., Lincolnton, North Carolina.

Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at thomasfuneral.com.


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