He was born on November 15, 1924 in Los Angeles, California to the Ann and Clinton Somers. He was preceded in passing by his parents and his wife of 61 years N. Winota Somers.
Milton received his undergraduate degree from Hardin-Simmons University and a Master’s Degree in Theology and Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. He served his country as a bomber pilot with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. After serving as a minister for several years, Milton went on to work for Magnetti Marelli eventually retiring as a senior design engineer. Milton was very active in the Lion’s Club and previously served as district governor.
He is survived by his wife of 8 years Mable Somers; three sons Bruce Somers (Karen), Cliff Somers (Raelynn), and Doug Somers (Kathy); seven grandchildren Adam, Cody, Lyndsay, Benjamin, Chad, Nikole, and Russell; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM on Thursday October 19, 2017 at Swann Station Baptist Church in Sanford. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 11AM at Swann Station Baptist Church with Pastor Russell Blackmon officiating.