Wayne C. Sommerville


Wayne C. Sommerville, age 82, of Smith Avenue, Buckhannon, died Monday, May 18, 2020, at his home.  

He was born on June 13, 1937, at Auburn, WV, a son of the late Orla R. and Wanita L. Hinzman Sommerville.  

On May 2, 1959, he was united in marriage to Sue Alfred Sommerville, who survives.  Also surviving are two daughters:  Connie and husband Bill Painter and Donna and husband Richard Smith, both of Buckhannon; daughter-in-law Brenda Sommerville Schall; six grandchildren:  William Jackson Painter, Christopher Wayne Sommerville, Deidre Nicole Painter Holcomb, Londes “Buck” Davis, Angela Sommerville Miller, and Chad Allen Smith; and 14 great grandchildren.  

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son David Wayne Sommerville, one brother Don Sommerville, and one sister Ruth Sommerville.  

Mr. Sommerville was a graduate of Harrisville High School and was retired from the oil and gas industry as a consultant.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Buckhannon, the Franklin Lodge #7 A.F. & A.M., and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.  He dearly loved his family and spending time with them, and will be sorely missed.

The family will receive friends at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel on Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 5-7:00 p.m.  The funeral will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., at the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, US-19 North, Jane Lew, where interment will follow, with Pastor Jay Teodoro officiating.  Online condolences may be extended to the Sommerville family at www.heavnerandcutright.com  The Sommerville family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.

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