Charles Norwood

June 18, 1947 — Sept. 9, 2017

FRUITLAND, IOWA — Charles “Charlie” Norwood, 70, of Fruitland, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at his home. Cremation rites have been facilitated by the FCS Life Transition and Cremation Center. Per Charlie’s wishes there will be no visitation or services. Private family burial will be in Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Charlie’s name. Online condolences may be left for the family at

The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services are caring for Charlie’s family and his arrangements.

Charles Edward Norwood was born June 18, 1947, in West Memphis, Arkansas, to Charles L. and Lois I. (Rogers) Harden. On Jan. 18, 1969, Charlie was united in marriage to Jane E. Pulliam in Muscatine. Charlie served his country in the U.S. Navy. From 1973 until 1985, Charlie worked for R.J. Dick; he later went to work for HON Industries, retiring in 2014. He enjoyed working on cars and was an avid reader and movie enthusiast.

Charlie will be deeply missed by his children, Mindy Norwood of Des Moines, Marcie Norwood of Fruitland, and Jason Norwood of Muscatine; mother, Lois “Tootsie” Norwood of Muscatine; grandchildren, Jeremy and Brady and great-grandsons, Riley, Keaton and Blaedon; brothers George “Orville” Norwood of Little Rock, Arkansas, and William “Will” (Pat) Norwood of Muscatine and several nieces and nephews.

Charlie was preceded in death by Charles Harden and Lawrence “Kerr” Norwood, his wife Jane in 2015, and two brothers, Henry and Tom Norwood.


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