Norman Eldridge Catterton, Sr.
August 18, 1943- September 20, 2021
Norman Eldridge Catterton, Sr., 78, of Lothian passed away September 20, 2021 at his home with family by his side. He was born August 18, 1943 in Tracy’s Landing to William Webster and Ella Mae (Marquess) Catterton. Norman was a lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County and grew up on the farm raising tobacco. He was employed as a sheet metal worker for the National Park Service for many years, retiring in 2000. During his career he worked in The White House many times and met Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush. He often spoke of playing with Carter’s dogs. Norman was a member of the Moose and Elks Lodge. In his spare time, he enjoyed Ford cars and trucks, 7-11 coffee, crabbing with his brother, gardening, football, NASCAR, traveling to races with his friends, woodworking, country and bluegrass music, NHRA, hunting, fishing, baseball, playing softball and flag football, coaching softball, and playing cards, checkers, darts, horseshoes, and cornhole. He also loved animals, especially dogs, cats, and horses. Norman loved his family and was liked by everyone who knew him.
Norman is survived by his daughter Melissa Lawson and her husband Greg of Barboursville, VA, son Norman E. Catterton, Jr. of Culpeper, VA, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Shirley Norfolk and brothers Morris Catterton, Robert “Sunny Boy”, Charles, Linwood, and John Wayne Catterton.
Monday, September 27, 2021