Jack Daniel Norwood, 91, of Woodstock, Georgia and formerly of Palatka, passed from this life on Friday, September 15, 2023 at Northside Cherokee Hospital in Canton, Georgia. A native of Rome, Georgia, Jack served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He moved to Palatka in 1971 where he worked at Central States Diversified and retired as traffic manager following 25 years of service. Jack was a member of the First Baptist Church of Palatka where he served as a deacon and as a department director in the Training Union. In his leisure time he enjoyed golfing.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Rebecca Norwood.
Jack is survived by a sister, Carolyn N. Burton of Woodstock, Georgia and several nieces and nephews.
Services celebrating Jack’s life will be at 4:00 P.M. Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Mark Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Palatka Memorial Gardens with military honors bestowed by the U.S. Army. The family will receive friends Saturday from 3:00 P.M. until the time of services at 4:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the First Baptist Church, 501 Oak St., Palatka, FL 32177 for the Elevator Fund.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Jack’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.