MELBOURNE, Ark. –– Norm lived in Abilene, KS until September 2003 when he and Jean moved to Melbourne, Arkansas. Norm was born August 7th, 1934 and he passed away on March 21st, 2013 at the age of 78 years.
While living in Abilene he was active in Old Abilene Town. He was first the Deputy Sheriff than he was the Sheriff for over 30 years in Old Town.
Norm and Jean also ran the Saloon in Old Town for a few years. Norm loved working at Old Town and being able to talk to the visitors and entertaining them also; he never met a stranger.
Surviving Norm besides his wife Jean of 47 years are his 3 sons; Bruce, James and Terry Overturf; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Norm wished to be cremated so there will be no service. If anyone would like to donate please give to the Old Abilene Town Gunfighters because this was Dad's favorite past time.
(This obituary was written and paid for by the family of Norman Linenberger)