Sam John Norman, 80, of Morganton, died Sunday, May 1, 2016. Born in Burke County April 15, 1936, he was the son of the late Samuel Norman and Etta Smith Norman.
Sam was a lifetime member of Salem United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the North Carolina National Guard.
He was an avid Tar Heel fan, photographer, nature lover, furniture builder, clockmaker and gardener.
He worked at Knob Creek from its inception, then Ethan Allen and then retired from G&G of Morganton.