Hubert Willis Summerfield, 84 - Spencer

Hubert Willis Summerfield, 84, of Spencer, died Friday, April 4, 2014, in the Miletree Center, Spencer.

He was born April 26, 1929, at Clio, Roane County, a son of the late Elias and Emma Justice Summerfield. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Velva Oreda Paxton Summerfield on November 16, 2013; one grandson, Lee Michael Summerfield; two brothers, Ray and Eugene Summerfield.

Mr. Summerfield was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a retired employee of Ravenswood Aluminum and a member of the United Steel Workers of America, Local 5668, Ravenswood. Hubert was a Christian who attended the Boggs Fork Community Church and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Debra of Ripley, Larry and Cheryl of Spencer, Steve and Jeane of Abingdon, VA; three brothers, Bobby Summerfield of Cleveland, OH, Conard Summerfield of Nitro and Jackie Summerfield also of Cleveland, OH; two sisters, Nella Faye Parker of Clio and Geneva Elmore of Cleveland, OH; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 8 in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Russell B. Stump, II officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post 21 immediately after the funeral service. Burial will be in the Eventide Cemetery, Spencer. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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