Aaron Wayne Norton, 27, of Independence died Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Via Christie St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the Crossroads Community of Christ Church. County Roads 2600 and 3900 2 miles north of Dearing, Coffeyville, Kansas with Evangelist Bob Casino officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Coffeyville, Kansas under the direction of the Potts Chapel Independence. Viewing and book signing will be Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Potts Chapel Independence. Aaron was born April 28, 1985 in Joplin, Missouri, the son of the Reverend Doctor Wayne and Gail Elsheimer Norton. He attended elementary school in Junction City, Kansas and Battle Creek, Michigan. He attended Caney Valley School System and graduated in 2003. He lettered in track at Caney Valley High School. Aaron also graduated from the Coffeyville Community College VoTech as a certified welder. He worked as a welder in several area factories before an injury forced him to change professions. Since January 2010, he has worked as a fulltime baker at the Daylight Donut Shop in Independence, Kansas. On August 26, 2006, Aaron was united in marriage to Kimberly Kim Nicole Hugo in Coffeyville, Kansas. The couple made their home in Independence with Max their 6 year old Jack Russell Terrier. Kim his beloved wife survives at the home. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, playing video games, and target shooting. He loved being in the woods and by the rivers and lakes. His knowledge about wildlife and motor vehicles was amazing. Aaron was a 32nd degree Mason. Survivors include his wife Kim of Independence, Ks. his parents Rev. Dr. Wayne and Gail Norton of Tyro, Ks. his sister Sara and Husband Beau Eden and their three children Gracie, Nellie, and Barak of Coffeyville, Ks. his inlaws Greg and Johnna Hugo of Neodesha, Ks. brotherinlaw Bill Hugo and son Kolby of Caney, Ks. sisterinlaw Kelly and husband Kevin Elrod and their children Brendan, Katie, Drew, and Brynlee of Pittsburg, Ks. and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Carl Elsheimer and Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Norton. Aarons faith journey began many years ago at Junction City, Kansas, where he invited Jesus Christ into his life as his personal Lord and Savior and was baptized at the First Baptist Church of Junction City, Kansas.