- The Washington Times - Monday, December 25, 2006

William James Norris, a computer sales executive, died Nov. 28 at Sibley Memorial Hospital in the District. He was 73.

Mr. Norris was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Alexandria as a youth. He graduated from George Washington High School and then served in the Air Force, which stationed him in Okinawa, Japan.

After his military service, Mr. Norris attended the College of William & Mary. He was president of the school’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and graduated in 1959.

Mr. Norris moved to the D.C. area after college and entered the computer sales business.

Following a lengthy career, he retired in 2002 to spend time with his family.

He enjoyed working in his yard and attending his grandchildren’s youth sporting events.

Mr. Norris’ survivors include his wife of 43 years, Virginia M. Norris of Vienna, Va.; two sons, Todd Norris of Great Falls, and Bradford Norris of Lancaster, Pa.; a daughter, Stacey Norris Corby of Chevy Chase; and eight grandchildren.

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