Paul William “Bill” Sommer

Paul William “Bill” Sommer, 79, of Morgantown passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Madison Center.

He was born July 6, 1939, the son of the late Paul Sommer and the late Rachel Gibson.

Bill worked at Sterling Faucet, Seneca Glass and Eagle Systems and Services. In his free time, he enjoyed traveling, camping, coin collecting and volunteering for Meals on Wheels. He also loved spending time with his family and his pets.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 61 years that he started dating in junior high, Mary Sommer; son, Karl Sommer; daughter, Sherry Sommer Shafer and her husband, Randall; and grandson, Andrew Shafer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce St., Morgantown, from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. A graveside service will be held privately at East Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, 252 Brewer Road, Morgantown, WV 26508; Meals on Wheels, 3375 University Ave., Morgantown, WV 26505 or Amedisys Hospice, 5006 Mid Atlantic Drive, Morgantown, WV 26508.

Condolences: hastingsfuneralhome.com

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