MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY - Charles Robert (Charlie) Sommers Jr.,  59, of Greenville, KY. died Sunday afternoon November 13, 2011 at 12:30 p.m.  at his sister’s home in Central City, Ky. after a lengthy illness.  Charlie was born January 1, 1952 in Greenville, KY. the son of the late Charles Robert Sommers Sr. and Mary Lois Turley Sommers. Charlie was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Central City, KY.  and was an avid U.K. sports fan.  Charlie was a UMWA coal miner working for P&M coal mines and he was a mining instructor for the State of Kentucky.   He loved gardening and  he loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and nieces and nephew.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday morning November `17, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Central City, Ky. by Father Richard Powers with burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery,  Greenville, Ky.

Charlie is survived by Son Charles Robert (Jalane) Sommers III of Central City, KY; 2 daughters Camilla (Matt) Herron of  Manitou, KY; Candice (Taylor) Box of Sacremento, KY; 7 grandchildren Madden Sommers,  Alli  Bryn Sommers, William Jace Sommers, Brilee Owens, Jersi Grace Osborne, Leah Camille Herron, Levi Putnam; 3 sisters Mary Jayne  Harris of Central City, KY; Jackie Sommers of Greenville, KY; Michelle (Eddie) Wester of Rochester, KY; Nephew Josh Wester; Nieces Rachel Wester, Kerri Lynn Pendley, Amberly Pendley; Great-niece Sommers Brianne Smith.

Friends may call Wednesday evening November 16, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Gary’s Funeral Home Greenville, Ky. and after 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Prayers will be Wednesday November 16, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Gary’s Funeral Home Greenville, Ky.

Online condolences to the family can be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net.

Posted on 2/2/14

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