Greer in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain
Ronnie Eugene Norris.
He was the son of Thomas and Martha Norris and a graduate of Greer High School - the class of 1965. Ronnie gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country in Vietnam on December 27, 1966.
Whether my life and death are for peace and a new hope, or for nothing, I cannot say. It is you who must say this. I leave you my death. Give it its meaning. I was young. I gave my life. Remember me.
Location. 34° 55.904′ N, 82° 13.318′ W. Marker is in Greer, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on 17th Street west of South Line Street (South Carolina Route 101), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. In Victor Memoral Park. Between 16th St. and 17th St. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 South Line Street, Greer SC 29651, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greer Area Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); All Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); M106A1 Mortar Carrier (a few steps from this marker); AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Worth Barnett Overpass 101 Trade Street (approx. half a mile away); Stone Mortar (approx. half a mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. half a mile away); Tribute to Greer Firefighters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Spring-Wood Park (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Greer.
Also see . . . In Memory of Private First Class Ronnie Eugene Norris. Let us not forget Private First Class Ronnie Eugene Norris, casualty of the Vietnam War. (Submitted on September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. Thomas Eugene Norris' Obituary
October 15, 2002
Thomas Eugene Norris, 77, of 12 Ingleby St., died Oct. 22, 2002, at Greenville Memorial Medical Center.
A native of Greenville County, ason of the late Bub and Lucille Kirby Norris, he was a retired employee of Carotel Paper Co.
Surviving are his wife, Martha Yeargin Norris, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Vickie Norris, of Easley; three daughters
Mr. Norris was predeceased by one son, Ronnie Eugene Norris; one grandson, Adam Vincent Norris; two brothers, Albert Norris and Floyd Norris; and one sister, Betty Norris.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by the Rev. Thomas Leonard, the Rev. Dave Shorter and the Rev. Kyle Antone. Burial will follow at Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery.
Grandchildren will serve as honorary escort.
— Submitted September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
I am so proud to say I am Ronnie Norris's baby sister. Thank you for this website. It put a smile on my Mother's face when I showed it to her.
— Submitted October 5, 2009,
Categories. • Heroes • Military • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,457 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.