Trai Michael Norris, age 15, a resident of Philippi, passed away Saturday August 31, 2019 from injuries sustained in a side by side accident. Trai was born August 16, 2004 in Elkins, WV a son of Jamie Scott Norris and April Lynn (Duncan) Utt, Step -father David Brice Utt of Philippi. Also surviving-
Brothers, Ethan Scott Norris
Jaydin Ryan Norris both of Philippi
Gavin Brice Utt, of Clarksburg
Grandparents, Larry and Rose Norris of Philippi, and Roberta and Troy Hensley of St. Joseph, MO
Uncle’s Joshua Underwood, Billy Maag, Wesley Duncan, Delane and Halie Norris, Tommy Norris and family
Cousin’s Ezik and Brittany Norris, Bronwyn Norris, Aubri Norris, Austin Mayle, Makayla Mayle
Trai was preceded in death by grandfather, Lewis Eugene Duncan, Grandmother Minerva (Tudy) Miner
Trai was a student at Philip Barbour High School, he was a member of the Band, Soccer and Basketball teams. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Trai was a member and played drums for the Pentecostal Church of Ford Run. Let’s not forget his amazing smile that lit up as soon as he walked into a room.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Wednesday September 4, from 3-8 pm and on Thursday September 5, from 8 am- 2 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm with Rev. Ezik Norris officiating. Interment will follow in the Welch Cemetery.