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Dorris “Gene” Summers

February 12, 1937 - June 18, 2018

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    Shirley (Smiley) Boren (Essie's niece) says

    So sorry for the loss of your father, grandfather, and brother. Gene has left a legacy of family members who loved him unconditionally and are a great support for each other. His memory will be forever with you.

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    Chuck and Sherry Hagon says

    We are sorry for your loss. God bless you and keep the good memories with you always.

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Dorris Eugene Summers, age 81, of Newburgh, Indiana passed away on June 18th, 2018 in Evansville, Indiana. He was born February 12th 1937 the son of Lev and Essie (Peak) Summers in Dawson Spring, Kentucky.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and oil painting sceneries. He was a member of Light House Mission General Baptist Church in Boonville. He was deeply loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his children, Virginia (Ronnie) Stotlar, Steven (Kathy) Summers, Brenda (John) Perkins, John (Patricia) Summers, Paul (Janice) Summers, Randall Summers, Anthony (Melody) Summers, Julie Sumrall, Lisa (Herold) Stofleth, Sandra (Mark) White, Heather (Eric) Webb, Clint (Chelsea) Summers and Brooke Summers.  He also was survived by a multitude of grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, a few great-great-grandchildren, as well as his siblings, John Summers and Verna Harris.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives, Joan (Adams) Summers and Sandra (Williams) Summers; son, Tracy Summers; brother, Robert Summers; and his beloved fur baby, Buddy.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Light House General Baptist Church in Booneville with a dinner to follow. A burial of ashes will be held afterward at Greenwood Cemetery in Chandler, Indiana.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Linda E. White Hospice House.