Gregory Alan Somers, 57, of Plano, Texas, passed away Sept. 19, 2011. He was born Aug. 27, 1954, in Spencer, Ia., to Marvin Somers and Shirley (Ward) Somers. Greg enjoyed spending time outdoors especially hunting and golf. Above all he loved spending time with the ones he loved, most importantly being "Papa" to his three grandchildren he loved with all his heart. He was a beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. Greg was a respected business man with a generous and loving heart who always had a smile. He will be dearly missed by all who loved him. He is survived by his loving spouse, Eveline, of Plano, Texas; daughter, Kelli and her husband, Mike Billingsley; grandchildren: Michelle Malina, Katie and Michael Gregory "Mikey" Billingsley - all of Fairview, Texas; father, Marvin Somers and wife, Pam, of Iowa; brothers: Dennis Somers and wife, Linda, of Iowa, and son, Nate Somers and family, of Minnesota; Jeff Somers, of Iowa, and Jeff's children: Lauren and Garret, of Texas; Kelli's mom, Bonnie Somers, of McKinney, Texas; and many other loving family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Ward Somers; and sister-in-law, Kathy Somers.
Greg was buried at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. Memorials were given to Greg's favorite mission: Special Youth Challenge Ministry of Iowa, PO Box 7876, Spencer, Iowa, 59301, or syciowa.com.