Mr. Tait Owen Norton, age 51, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida died on Monday, December 4, 2017. Born on May 20, 1966 in Coldwater, Michigan to Kathleen Joan Hunt Norton and the late Jack Todd Norton, whom preceded him in death on July 15, 2008. Tait was a graduate of Duke University where he obtained his Masters Degree. After college Tait’s professional career took him to Atlanta, Ga where had joined a law firm and when the opportunity for Tait came to take over the firm he actually decided to move to South Florida instead. His move to South Florida gave Tait the opportunity to go to work as a corporate attorney and at the time of death was still an active and licensed attorney. Tait leaves behind his mother, Kathy Norton; siblings, Todd Norton, Bret Norton, and Jill Freeman; nieces and nephews, Ian Norton, William Norton, Lauren Bethke; Jason Freeman, Josh Freeman, Cassie Norton, and Tyler Norton. family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Saturday, Decemeber 9, 2017 at 11am and a formal service will be following the holidays. He will be laid to rest next to his father in Crossville, Tennessee.