Larry Joe Norman, 72, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at his home in North Little Rock. 

He was born on Dec. 7, 1947, in Searcy, Ark., to Joe and Billie (Baumann) Norman.

Larry is proceeded in death by his father, Joe Norman; grandparents John (Lula) Norman of Antioch, and William (Edna) Baumann of Searcy.

Larry is survived by his mother, Billie Norman of North Little Rock; two sons, Beau (Carla) Norman of Morrilton and Whit (Betsy) Norman of Lamar; four daughters, Sha (Ramin) Davari of Little Rock, Shelby Norman of Fayetteville, Jody (Sean) Averitt of North Little Rock, and Jessi Norman (aka Fred) of North Little Rock. Also Larry had two brothers, Gary (Rebecca) Norman of Cabot, and Mark (Denise) Norman of North Little Rock.  And he had one sister, Cassondra (Ron) Lemay of Kansas City, Mo. LJ had 15 grandkids and three great-grandkids who loved him dearly, along with many nieces and nephews.  

LJ was a master plumber by trade. He loved hanging out with his buddies, hunting, running the roads up in Madison County, his dog Pete, and fishing down at the Lake in Lakewood. He was loved by many and will be missed. Fly high LJ!

A celebration of LJ will happen and family will let that date be known when it is decided.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, Jacksonville, Ark.