Norris H. Cato, 38, of 426 Kennebec St., died suddenly Sunday afternoon [July 19, 1964] at 5 o’clock while at his work at the Savannah River Plant.
Funeral services will be held from the First Baptist Church at 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Malcolm C. Nodine officiating, assisted by the Rev. Fred Lowry.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dorinda Simmons Cato; his mother, Mrs. Pauline J. Cato of Plant City Fla.; two daughters, Sharon Ann and Mary Doreen; one son, Edwin Manning; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Newkirk of Decatur, Ga. and Mrs. Chester Kmiec of Houston, Texas and one brother, Thomas H. Cato of Pierce, Fla.
A native of Pierce Fla., Mr. Cato was a son of Mrs. Pauline Jobson Cato and the late Thomas Edwin Cato. He had lived in Aiken since 1952 and was a Senior Operator, Power Dept., DuPont Co., S. R. P. Mr. Cato was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a veteran of WW II and the Korean Conflict. Intensely interested in Scouting, he had served as Scoutmaster of Troop No. 112 for the past 6 years, was Scoutmaster for the Troop from the Georgia-Carolina Council which attended the National Jamboree in 1960 and had received the Scoutmasters Key in recognition of his leadership in training during 1963. He was also a former leader in the C. A. P. Mr. Cato suffered a fatal attack while at work at the S. R. P.
Friends may call at the home or at the George Funeral Home.