1941 Norwood 2017

Norwood Chester

November 4, 1941 — February 14, 2017

Norwood C. Chester, 75, of Easton, MD, answered God’s call and accepted his wings on February 14, 2017 at the Talbot Hospice in Easton. Norwood was born in Caroline County to the late Elva Mae Chester and Joseph Nichols Sr. on November 4, 1941.  He was educated in Caroline County and Talbot County Public Schools. He was a Moton High Alumni. After graduating, Norwood served 3 years in the US Army and later married Ann Rutherford Conyer on May 14, 1965 in Talbot County, MD. He worked at Cadmus for 45.5 years retiring in September 2007.

Norwood has always been known as a kind affectionate man, always willing to lend a hand. He adored and spent much time with his family and cooking feasts for all to enjoy. He and Ann also enjoyed the casino. If they were not at home, they had slipped away to the casino for hours. Anyone who had ever met Norwood was greeted with a warm smile.

Norwood leaves cherished memories to his devoted wife, Ann Chester; 5 children:  Henderson Sudler Jr. (Mary) of Centreville, Annette Navarro of Greensboro, Shenetta Conyer of Easton, Nevin Chester (Lynette) of Federalsburg, Marcus Chester of Easton; a grandson whom he raised as his own Kartiece Simmons also of Easton; 7 brothers and sisters: Faith Chester of Vienna, Sonja Mundy of Newark, Ruth and Karen Nichols of Easton, Fern Walley of Easton, Josephine Nichols of Cambridge. William (Beverly) Nichols of Trappe, Joseph Jr. of Easton; 3 in-Laws: Mary Moaney of Easton, Larry (Gloria) Conyer of Easton, Marion (Shirley) Conyer of Wilmington; 9 grandchildren: Moneka Sudler of Federalsburg, Ontario Conyer of Ft. Bragg, Henderson Sudler III of Centreville, Nevin Chester Jr, Brendan and Cameron Roe all of Easton, Tyron Sudler of Covington, GA, Nytara Chester of Federalsburg and Anthony Fields Jr of Greensboro; his little grandbabies (as he called them): Azionna Simmons, Ta’jabreon and Zhi’yonni Dickerson of Federalsburg; his adopted angel Heaven Taylor of Easton, a longtime best friend Mr. Jackie Brown of Grasonville, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Angela L. Sudler .


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