Raymond Wayne Norris, 87, of Newmarket, N.H., died April 3, 2011, in Zephyrhills, Fla.

He was born Feb. 17, 1924, in Livermore Falls.

Mr. Norris served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific, earning the Phillipine Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars. He was a 55-year member of Evening Star Lodge 147, AF&AM in Buckfield; the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of New Hampshire; Bektash Shrine; and American Legion Post 67, Newmarket, N.H. He made his career managing trucking companies throughout New England.

Mr. Norris is survived by his wife of more than 64 years, Lois Bisby Norris; three sons, Barry and his wife, Junia, of Maine, Randy and his wife, Gerry, of Pennsylvania and Gregory and his wife, Brenda, of North Carolina; three sisters, Althea McCutheon of Paris, Thelma Pearson of Auburn and Leona Estes of Norway, Maine; six grandchildren, Wayne and his wife of New Hampshire, Christopher and his wife, Tangi, of Texas, Erin and her husband, Jeff, of Rhode Island, Matt and his wife, Carol, of New Hampshire, Kevin and his wife, Julie, of North Carolina and Kristen and her husband, Jim, of New York; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Arlene Ross.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service Saturday, June 11 at 1 p.m. at the Buckfield-Damon Cemetery in Buckfield. A reception will follow at the Masonic Hall in Buckfield.

Arrangements are with Smeltzer Family Cremation and Funeral Service in Waldoboro. Should friends so desire, donations may be made in Mr. Norris’ memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; or to a charity of one’s choice.