May 6, 2009
Alan Somers, 76, of Pinehurst, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, (May 6, 2009) surrounded by his loved ones. Alan was born September 9, 1932 in New York and was the son of Harry and Tessie Somers. Alan worked as a Stockbroker in California and following his retirement he and his wife, Bunny, settled in Pinehurst.
Alan loved to play golf, travel, watch sports, loved people and loved life. Alan served his country honorably for the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
He is survived by: his loving wife of over 55 years, Danetta "Bunny" Bateman Somers; two twin brothers, Bob and Dick (Terrie) Somers. Alan had two daughters who loved him beyond words, Charlene Teiro and Jackie Peck (Walter); his beloved grandsons, Anthony (Karen) and Randy (Cinthya) Garcia, Cody Peck and his granddaughter Amanda Peck (Jesse) and his precious great-granddaughter, Chloe Garcia.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM, Monday (May 11, 2009) at The Chapel in the Pines, Seven Lakes with the Reverend Fran Stark conducting the service.
A luncheon to celebrate his life will be held following the service at the Pinehurst Country Club beginning at approximately 12:00 noon.
In lieu of flowers, the Somers family asked that memorial donations be made in the name of "Alan Somers" to the American Association of Cancer Research at AACR Foundation, 615 Chestnut St. 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or on-line at: www.aacr.aacr.org/care/donations/memorial.aspx or to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Arrangements by: Fry & Pickett Funeral Home in Carthage, North Carolina.