David Gerald Norris, age 74, a resident of Mobile, Alabama, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020. David grew up in Gainestown, AL and joined the Army in 1966. He served 3 years as Sgt. in the US Army. While in combat in the Vietnam War, David received various badges and medals which included 2 Bronze Stars. Upon completion of his service years, he attended school and received his US Merchant Marine Officer License as 1st Assistant Engineer of Steam & Motor Vessels of any kind. David was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Norris, Sr. and Orneda, and his beloved wife, Janet Norris. He is survived by his brother, Eugene Norris, Jr. (Sharon) and his step children Michael Pritchard, Tamara Redmon (Donnie), and Angela Butters (Darrell), Three grandchildren, Courtney Leytham, Christopher Leytham (Ashlea), and Joshua Pritchard (Amber) and Four great grandchildren. David was a member of Government Street Baptist Church. David lived an honorable life serving God, his family, and his country. He was loved by his family and friends. Private family service. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Any memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.