Lester Eugene Norton, Jr., age 67 of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 20, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and a member of Ringgold Church of God, serving as a Sunday School Teacher for many years. Lester served his country in The U.S.M.C. during the Vietnam War, where he received a purple heart. Lester was a member of the American Legion Post 95 for 20 yrs, serving as the past post commander, past honor guard commander, vice commander, and 3rd district commander. He was also the past master of the Tompkins Lodge #466, Ft. Oglethorpe, past chairman of the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council, received the Veteran of the Year award from the council and volunteered at Chattanooga Hospice for the Vet for Vet Program.