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Sheldon Norvold

June 12, 1935 — August 13, 2018

Sheldon Norvold

Sheldon Norvold, 83, of Oxford, Arkansas, went to Heaven, Sunday, August 12, 2018 at White River Healthcare in Calico Rock, Arkansas.

He was born in Estelline, South Dakota on June 12, 1935, son of the late Walton P. and Henrietta I. (Bailey) Norvold. Sheldon spent his life as a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, friend and fireman. He served our country in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany in 1958 and then recalled for the Cuban Crisis. Sheldon was a fireman in Grand Prairie, Texas, Johnston Island in the South Pacific and then in Long Beach, California for Boeing after his discharge from the Army. He attended Fairview Baptist Church in Violet Hill, Arkansas. Sheldon was a member of the VFW in Melbourne, Arkansas where he was a past Post Commander. He loved golfing and riding Harley motorcycle’s.

Sheldon is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Colcote-Terry and husband Patrick of Roswell, New Mexico; sons, Michael Norvold of Kyle, Texas and Tom Norvold and wife Rhonda of Oxford, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Jamie Marshall and husband Velon of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Jackie Densford of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas and Lane Montgomery and husband Adam of Wideman, Arkansas; four great grandchildren; Allan Densford, Christoper Densford, Spencer Densford and Sheldon Grey Marshall; one great grandchild on the way, Steven Thomas Montgomery; brother, Charlie Norvold and wife Wanda of Arlington, Texas and niece, Shannon Welty of Carrollton, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walton and Henrietta Norvold; sister, Pat Pruitt; granddaughter, Sydney Norvold and nieces, Teresa Baldree and Susan Meuir.

Memorial service will be Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Fairview Baptist Church in Violet Hill, Arkansas beginning at 2:00 PM with Bro. Randy Bailey officiating. 

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.

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