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Jonathan Howard Norton


Jonathan Howard Norton, age 42 of Lillington, NC passed away on Monday, December 5, 2023 at his home. Jonathan was born on April 4, 1981 in Harnett County, NC to Howard Earle Norton and Wanda Carlene Hanson Norton. He worked in construction for many years. He loved to go fishing and hunting and enjoyed the outdoors. Jonathan loved to camp, especially primitive camping. He was a wonderful cook on an open camp fire. He was a caring person and would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need. Jonathan enjoyed traveling so much that he and his parents opened their own trucking company so that they could travel the U.S. to visit different areas while working. Over the years, they traveled to over 25 states together. Together their family made many memories on their journeys together, Jonathan loved people and helping others. Despite Jonathan's past, he conquered many obstacles in his life and had overcome addiction and started a new life in church and growing closer to God. Jonathan was an over-comer and was enjoying his new found life of change. Jonathan loved his parents and was always concerned about their well-being and knowing that he needed them in his life, he was always willing to help them any way that he could to make sure they were taken care of. He is survived by his father Howard Earle Norton and his wife Angela Norton; his daughter, Faith Reed; his son, Dillon Norton; his step-sister, Bridget Matthews; two step-brothers: Kevin Black and Kevin Campbell; a half-sister, Angela Tucker; and a half-brother, Bryan Norton. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Howard Norton and his grandparents. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 12, 2023 from 1-2 p.m. at Adcock Funeral Home. A funeral will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. at Adcock Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Billy Steins officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Methodist Church in Olivia, NC. Services entrusted to Adcock Funeral Home of Spring Lake.