On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, Benjamin Jacob Norman, loving husband and father of three passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 57 years old at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA.
Ben was born on January 9, 1962 in Houston, TX to Aswell and Mary Norman. He graduated Sibley High School in 1980. He married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Peggy Martin, on December 24, 1981. They raised 3 children together and moved to South Lafourche in June of 1994 where they have lived since.
Throughout his life, Ben was interested in learning and the study of various areas of interest including history, the Bible, music, and Batman. Ben was known by his family as the cook and his meals will be missed greatly. He tirelessly loved his wife, children, and grandchildren. He considered his loving family to be his greatest treasure and accomplishment.
Ben was proceeded in death by his father, Aswell Jacob Norman; his mother, Mary Agnes Belton Norman; and his brother, Eddie Norman.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Martin Norman; 3 children, Rachel Robichaux and husband Jarrod Robichaux, Jacob Norman and Megan Norman and her fiancé Chad Bergeron; and his 2 grandchildren, Jaxon and Camden Robichaux.
No services will be held for Benjamin as he requested that his family celebrate his life together instead of laying him to rest in a burial service.
Posted on Mon, February 4, 2019
by The Lafourche Gazette