MSgt Norman L. Morrisette, 59, of Troy, Illinois passed away at St. Louis University Hospital on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
He was born March 5, 1959 in Monterey, California, the son of Alene (Judd) Morrisette of Louisville, Kentucky and the late Norman G. Morrisette.
He married Sylvia E. (Phillips) Morrisette on February 17, 1984 in Biloxi, Mississippi and she survives.
He worked as a Transportation Officer with the United States Transcom at Scott Air Force Base with 17 years of dedicated service. The United States Air Force veteran was a retired Master Sergeant with 24 years of service, proudly serving his country as flight engineer. He was very proud of his years as a pilot and worked many years with the Civil Air Patrol and working with Wings of Hope.
He was a dedicated and faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church in Troy where he was active with the audio and visual support team. Norman will be remembered for his life of integrity and his pure and sweet spirit.
In addition to his beloved wife of 34 years and mother, he is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela and Donald Hendrix of Peculiar, Missouri and Aimee and Aaron Green of West Plains, Missouri; four grandchildren, Sydney Jeffers, Morgann (Michael) Diley, Logann Staggenborg and Mady Green; a great granddaughter, Edynn Diley; a sister, Gayle Rowland of Austin, Texas; father-in-law, Oliver (June) Phillips of Independence, Missouri; two sisters-in-laws, Cynthia (Christopher) Hulett of Independence, Missouri and Olivia (Robert) Sharpe of Eldorado, Missouri; many nieces; nephews; other extended family; co-workers and many friends.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Craig Morrisette and mother-in-law, Donna Phillips.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m.
Reverend Jim Wiens will officiate.
Burial with full military honors will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.
Memorials may be made to Wings of Hope, 18370 Wings of Hope Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63005 and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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