Michael Leland Somers, age 53, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice Savannah.
He was born in Toule, France on a military base. Michael grew up in Vidalia, Ga. At the age of 22, he moved to Irvington, N.J., where he met his wife. He lived in New Jersey for 25 years and relocated to Richmond Hill in July of 2009. He was employed in warehousing and logistics for most of his professional career, managing Dietrich Warehouse and BASF. Michael was a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved spending time with his family. He was an avid New York Yankees fan and enjoyed playing golf. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Somers II.
He was married on Dec. 28, 1984 and survived by his wife of 28 years, Dawn Michelle Somers of Richmond Hill; two daughters, Vicki Stafford of Wayne, N.J. and Katie Somers of Richmond Hill; sons, Tim Somers of Savannah and William Somers of Richmond Hill; mother and step-father, Mary Ann and Joe Cela of Savannah; sister, Denise Deterlizza of Kearny, N.J. ; brother, Charles Somers III of Snellville, Ga.; granddaughter, Kiernan Raye Stafford of Wayne N.J.; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Memorial Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Glennville Chapel of Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Archie Seabrook officiating.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA. 31416.
Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel is serving the Somers family.www.bradleybanderson.com