Charles Norwood

Charles (Charlie) Erwin Norwood age 67 of Fontana Lakes Estate, Bryson City NC passed away at his home Monday October 30, 2017.

Born in Fort Payne Alabama, he was the son of the late A.T (Gus) and Marcie Waddell Norwood. A 1968 graduate of Marion County High School in Guin Al, had served in Alabama National Guard, had worked with Hiwassee Land Co, founder of Skyline Land and Timber in Oneonta Al.  He relocated to Western North Carolina and along with partner Paul Kell founded and developed Fontana Lake Estates and Fontana Trace residential communities.

Charlie passions were his love for Aviation, Travel, Civil War and Family genealogy and helping many charitable organizations.

He made a confessed of his faith early in his life in Winfield Alabama.

Survived by his Son: James Blake Norwood of Bryson City, NC. Three Brothers:  Don G Norwood and Rex E. Norwood both of Guin, Tommy (Donna) Norwood of Fayette, Al.

Nieces and nephews, Jeff (Heather) Norwood, Scott Norwood, Julie Anna (Daniel) Hales, Joe (Lori) Norwood, Will (Tori) Norwood, Kyle South and Crystal (Josh) Mims.

Several great nieces and nephews.

Charlie was preceded in death by his daughter, Tela Marie and his parents.

Visitation to be held in Bryson City NC at Crisp Funeral Home Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017 from 6- 8 PM.

Funeral Services at Rainsville Funeral Home in Rainsville Alabama Friday Nov. 3, 2017 at 2 PM with a visitation from 1-2 PM.

Burial will follow in his family plot in the Mt. View Memorial Gardens near Rainsville.

Norwood Funeral Homes, Crisp Funeral Home of Bryson City, NC and Rainsville Funeral Home of Rainsville, Al., assisting family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested in Charles Erwin Norwood’s name to your favorite charity.