Dallas Billy Summers, 95, of Centralia, Illinois passed away at 9:44 A.M. July 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born March 8, 1924 in Lakeland, Florida to the late Commodore and Anna (Humphrey) Summers. Dallas married Florence (Schrum) Summers on January 11, 1949 in Morrison, Illinois. They were blessed with 70 years of marriage.
In addition to his beloved wife, Dallas is survived by his sons, Barry Summers of Irvington, Illinois, Ricky Summers and wife, Rhonda of Opdyke, Illinois, and Gary Scott of Junction City, Illinois; daughters, Cindy Taylor and husband, John of Centralia, Illinois, Robin Peek and husband, Stanley of of Rosemond, California, and Judy Bollan and husband, Cliff of Peori, Illinois; grandchildren, Tonya Dey, Dustin Summers, Lindsi Summers, D-Shea Summers Dickey, Stephanie Skurat, Crystal Brant, Shanda McMillan, Ryan Summers, Michelle Summers, Raven Summers, and Cliff Scott Jr.; several great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Dallas was preceded in death by his son, Dallas Summers; grandsons, Dallas Anthony Summers and Mike Bollan; brothers, Guy Summers and Gayle Summers; and sisters, Irene Hall, Laverne Torregrossa, Georgia Geer, Agatha Plunk, Phyllis Gorham, and Betty Womack.
Dallas worked as a mechanic for Wagner Automotive for many years. He lived with his daughter Cindy for four years. Dallas enjoyed fishing and watching Cardinals baseball. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, including his fur baby, Sophie. Dallas was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A Visitation will be held Friday, July 26, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Dallas’ honor to the Summers Family, in care of Cindy Taylor.