Former general practitioner South Molton, Devon (b London 1916; q King’s
College Hospital 1941), d 21 June 2003.
Richard (Dick) Norris served in the Royal Navy as a ship’s surgeon during
the second world war before joining a general practice in South Molton
in 1948. He was active in local politics and was twice mayor of South Molton.
He was a founder member of the South Molton Rotary Club and involved in
the St John Ambulance. He was chairman of the North Devon BMA division.
His other interests included gardening, bird watching, and collecting gem
stones. His wife Gwen died four days after him. He leaves two sons, four
grandchildren, and two step grandchildren. [Michael Hawkins]