Keith Thomas Norton, age 63, of Rockford, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
A memorial service will be take place Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano, with a gathering of family and friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m., prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Keith was born March 2, 1952, in Paterson, NJ, to Thomas and Marion (Giganti) Norton.
In construction for much of his professional career, he also was a trackman with the railroad.
An avid body builder and motorcycle rider, Keith collected classic model cars and Betty Boop memorabilia, loved Elvis, and was a fan of oldies music, especially from the 1950s. He was a recent technology enthusiast and text master, and will be missed by all that knew him.
Keith was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife, Monica; step-daughter Jacqueline Lynn; step-granddaughter Marie Boswell; step-great-grandchildren Jayden, Eliana and Mia; his mother, Marion; siblings Patricia Norton (Hank Feldman), Sharon Norton, and Blaise (Colette) Norton; and niece and nephews Lillian, Kyle, and Kevin.