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Wesley David Somerville

Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, USA
Death 11 Apr 2016 (aged 82)
Burial Walkertown, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 161008950 · View Source
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Somerville, Wesley David

Winston Salem - Mr. Wesley David Somerville, 82, passed away, Monday, April 11, 2016.

He was born February 9, 1934 in Seneca Falls NY. to the late Mary Gambee and James Oren Somerville.

Mr. Somerville was a U.S. Army Veteran, He coached basketball for 40 years. He received many coaching awards including New York State Coach of the Year. He belonged to the New York State Coaches Association, and he was an American Legion Member.

Surviving are; his wife, Lorraine Knittle Somerville, three children; David Somerville (Cathy), Shawna Savage (Joe), and Leesa Yates (Dan), eight grandchildren; Bret Yates, Jason Savage, Stephen Yates, Jacob Savage, Kristina Somerville, Ryan Yates, Shane Somerville, and Jordan Savage, and nine great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted 1:00 PM Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel.

Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory in Walkertown.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Charles O. Dickerson Booster Club, 100 Wig St. NY 14886. Online condolences can be directed to

Published in Ithaca Journal on Apr. 14, 2016




  • Created by: Daryl Doty Holloway
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161008950
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley David Somerville (9 Feb 1934–11 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161008950, citing Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Walkertown, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Daryl Doty Holloway (contributor 47593735) .