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Norman D. Frame

Norman D. Frame, 64, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at his residence.

Born October 26, 1944 in Richmond, he was the son of Raymond A. "Ray" and Mary Alice Keys Frame, both of whom preceded him in death. Norm graduated Williamsburg High School in 1963.

A lifelong farmer, Norm also owned and operated Frame's Lynnwood Barber Shop in Richmond since 1973 and was a barber for a total of 43 years. He served on the Webster Volunteer Fire Dept. for 11 years and the Wayne County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol for 15 years. He served on the Wayne County 4-H Fair Board for 6 years and maintained the fairgrounds track for 10 years. He was widely known for the mini hot rods he raced for over 30 years and for the NTPA pulling tractors he campaigned.

Norm will be missed by Hunter DeLucio, his grandson and best buddy who he was raising as his son; his wife, the former Patty Bell, to whom he was married October 25, 1998; his daughter, Amy Frame, of Richmond; step-daughter, Deanna Ripberger, of Richmond; step-son, Andy Ripberger, of Richmond; his siblings, Richard Frame & family, of Tipp City, Ohio; Kenneth Frame & family, of Brookville; Charlene Frame and family, of Cape Fair, Missouri; Marlene "Bubbles" Frame, of Webster; his former wife, Bev Bullock, of Richmond and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Russell Powell at 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 14 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Webster Cemetery.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 2-8 p.m. Friday, February 13, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hunter DeLucio Education Fund, c/o First Bank Richmond, 20 North 9th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374 or the Wayne County 4-H Fair Committee, 1610 Parkdale Drive, Richmond, Indiana 47374.

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Norman was a great guy!! My dad him were really good friends. I can remember playing with all his toys when I was little. He was very famous for all his quad runners. We will miss him terribly. RIP....

Love, Megan Elsrod

Megan Elsrod Feb 19 2009 12:00 AM

Patty and Hunter, I am sorry to hear for your loss. He will be missed.

Tim Appledorn Feb 18 2009 12:00 AM

Patti and Hunter we were so very sorry to hear about Norm's passing. He will be greatly missed by many he was a great man and a friend to many that knew him but, you don't need to be told that. You will be in our prayers and thoughts. Stay strong and GOD BLESS both of you.

Micci Hoover Feb 16 2009 12:00 AM


JACK BAILEY Feb 16 2009 12:00 AM

Havent seen Norman in years but he was a special person. My condolences to his family and friends.

Lisa Harris Feb 16 2009 12:00 AM

I am very saddened to hear the loss of Norman. I grew up right down the street from Normans barber shop and have had my hair cut by him for many many years. It is as if I have lost a family member. He is a true friend that will be missed.

Scott Runyon Feb 16 2009 12:00 AM

Patty and family: I am so sorry for the loss of such a great man. My heart goes out to you, in this time of such great sarrow. I always looked forward coming to Frames to get my hair cut and catching up with Norm when I was in town. God Bless you all.

Don Day and Family.

Don Day Feb 15 2009 12:00 AM

Patty and family, I just talked to Joey last night and he told me of your loss. I am sending heartfelt sympathy and prayers. Keeping you in our thoughts Always, Barbie, Mike and Trevor Bowling

Barbie Hendrix Bowling Feb 15 2009 12:00 AM

Amy, I just found out about your dad.. please know you are in our thoughts and prayers... Brindy and Zack

Brindy Roosa Feb 15 2009 12:00 AM

Amy and family we are sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts!
Gary, Wendi, Casey and Sean

Gary and Wendi Stapleton Feb 14 2009 12:00 AM

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