Norlan Abercrombie Obituary
Norlan Rush Abercrombie was a man defined not merely by the years he lived but by the countless lives he touched along the way. Born on March 14, 1952, in Thomas, Oklahoma, he lived an enriching 72 years, 6 months, and 5 days, until he passed away on September 19, 2023, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Oklahoma City.
A product of the humble yet nourishing environment of Fay, Oklahoma, Norlan attended local Fay Public Schools. His early life in this close-knit community shaped him into the person he was—hardworking, generous, and deeply committed to his roots.
Norlan found employment at Don Potter, where his work ethic and commitment made him a valued team member. The respect he earned in his professional life mirrored the love and esteem in which he was held by his family and friends.
To commemorate Norlan’s impactful life, a graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM on September 21, 2023, at Mount Hope Cemetery in Fay. This will be an occasion for family, friends, and community members to come together and pay their respects to a man whose life was marked by simplicity, kindness, and an unwavering sense of community.
In lieu of flowers, and to honor Norlan’s lasting impact on the community, donations are kindly encouraged to the Fay Community Association or Oakwood Skating Rink. Your contributions will serve as a tribute to a man who believed in community building and will help ensure that his legacy of goodwill continues to make a difference.
As we prepare to say our final goodbyes, let us celebrate Norlan Rush Abercrombie: a man who counted his life not just in years, but in the love he gave and the lives he uplifted. His memory will forever remain a cherished treasure in the hearts of all who knew him.
Norlan Abercrombie Memorial Tribute
Born in Thomas, Oklahoma on March 14, 1952, Norlan Rush Abercrombie lived a fulfilling life until his passing at 72. A valued employee at Don Potter and a beloved figure in his hometown of Fay, Norlan’s life was characterized by hard work and community involvement.
A graveside service will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery in Fay on September 21, 2023, at 2:30 PM. Attendees are invited to come together and honor a man who was a pillar of his community.
In memory of Norlan, donations can be made to the Fay Community Association or Oakwood Skating Rink. These contributions will serve as a lasting tribute to a man deeply committed to his community.
As we bid farewell, Norlan’s legacy of simplicity, dedication, and community spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of those who knew him.