Gregory Joseph Sommers
Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service - East
5360 E Livingston Avenue
Columbus, OH
SOMMERS Gregory Joseph Sommers, age 54, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2011. He was born in Columbus on July 28, 1956, to the late Robert E. and Dolores M. (Specht) Sommers. After attending Holy Spirit Parochial School, Greg graduated from Bishop Hartley High School in 1974. He made deliveries for Michael's Meats for many years, and then became a jewelry salesperson for Jerry Flag. Most recently, he was the Internet Sales Manager for Bob Caldwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram. Greg was an artist, and he greatly enjoyed painting, drawing, and photography. He also liked working out, and health and fitness were very important to him. He valued his relationships, and he is survived by his son, Christopher A. Sommers; and his mother, Tamala T. Sommers; his soulmate, Kimberly S. King; siblings, Scott (Shelley) Sommers, Suzanne Reihing, Stephanie Sommers, Vicki (Michael) Poliseno, and Mary Lee Massara (Vincent); lifelong friends, Ed Artis, Bill Phillips, Geoff Stein, Tom Bosworth, and Richard Hoffman; and many nieces, nephews, and their extended families. He was preceded in death by his sister Michele Shull. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 17, at the SCHOEDINGER EAST CHAPEL, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., where family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Greg's name can be made to the American Cancer Society. Visit to share a favorite memory of Greg, or to leave condolences.
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2011.
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Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world. John 17:24
Kimberly King
January 7, 2012
I love and miss you dearly.
Kimberly King
January 7, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss.
Abby Morris
January 29, 2011
We know how much Greg meant to you. God will help you find your peace.
Let us know if there is anything you need.
Love Marti, Jim, Darica and Tiffany
Marti Adams
January 17, 2011
Some people are on this earth for a shorter time than we want them to be with us. Remember that your heart holds all the memories. Cherise those memories and know that your Father will always be near. Be strong and we love you.
Marti, Jim, Darica and Tiffany
Marti Adams
January 17, 2011
Thank you for all you did for Greg, his illness and passing would have been so much more difficult without your kindness and love.
January 17, 2011
Kim, I agree with Mary. We are blessed to have you and Greg was very blessed. May God grant you, Chris, Nicole, Jordan peace and comfort. May God grant Greg everlasting life with Him.
Sue Reihing
January 16, 2011
I am so sorry for your loss. Even though I only saw Greg a couple of times, he was such a nice person. I will keep you and his family in my thoughts and prayers.
Maria Doran
January 16, 2011
To my brother, Greg. May God grant you peace, joy, and everlasting life. Also all the Blues music you can handle. I love you!
Scott Sommers
January 15, 2011
You both handled this terrible illness with dignity and grace. My heart and prayers will be with you. He was blessed to have you. We all were. Love Mary
Mary Massara
January 15, 2011
January 15, 2011
I will miss the road trips and laughs see you through my windsheild road man.Mike P.
mike poliseno
January 14, 2011
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