Willie Jay Norton lived in El Dorado, Calif., since 1993. He retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1990 after working 30 years. He was the founder of the Placerville Pool League in 1994. He is survived by his son, Jim Norton; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; niece, Dianna Norton; and longtime friend, Kathleen Mosness. Willie loved to travel the country. He had many friends and will be greatly missed. He was also a Korean war veteran. When called "Willie, Willie," he loved to say, "Why, yes I can." He was known for his many jokes and wonderful laughter.