Howard "Pat" Patrick Norris

Howard "Pat" Patrick Norris, 54, of Bellville, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021, at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital.

He was born October 23, 1967, in Mansfield, Ohio, to the late Lorretta (Vermillion) and Howard L. Norris. He graduated from Ontario High School. A hard worker who immensely enjoyed his work, he was the owner of Norris Electric. Pat was known for his meticulous, quality work and was well respected in his field. He held multiple licenses and was an electrical inspector also. Pat enjoyed joking with his siblings and family. He loved his nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Pat had a special interest in John Wayne movies and talk radio. He was an avid fan of baseball, following both the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians.

Pat is survived by his brother, Robert Norris; sister, Linda (Ronald) Hettinger; three nephews, Dennis (Erin) Lammers, David (Melissa) Diehl and Josh (Brandy) Hettinger; and four great-nieces and nephews, Olivia, Sawyer and Beckett Lammers, and Lacey Shank. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Diehl; and many aunts and uncles.

Private family graveside services will be observed, but the family encourages everyone to leave a memory or condolence at He will be laid to rest in Mansfield Memorial Park. The Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is honored to serve the family.

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