Robert H. Summer

February 28, 1947 - September 17, 2010
Robert H. Summer


Robert H. Summer age 63, a 25 year resident of Wilmington, NC formerly of Lexington, SC passed away Friday, September 17, 2010 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a battle with cancer.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted 12:00 Noon Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Reverend Billy Cooper with officiate the service.

Robert was born February 28, 1947 the son of the late Daniel and Rosalee Holley Summer. His sister Irene Smith, and brothers Bennie Lee and Edward Summer preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife Linda Blake and daughter Nicole Summer of Lexington, SC, son Shannon Summer and wife Chasity of Leesville, SC, brothers and sisters Hazel Connelly of Marietta GA, Elizabeth Clamp and husband Herbert of Gilbert SC, Brenda Shealy and husband Jefff, and Wanda Stamps of W. Columbia, SC, Johnnie Summer of Gilbert SC and a step-son Joseph Wayne Blake of Wilmington, six grandchildren also survive, along with his best friend and fishing buddy Rod Bierstedt who was always at his side.

Special thanks to his caregivers Jay Balcomb and Annette Dumber for all their love and support.

The family will see friends 6:30 until 8:00 PM Monday at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • September 19, 2010
    Jennifer Stalvey says:
    Shannon and Chasity, please know that you are all in our prayers at this hard time! I pray that God will wrap his arms around you all and comfort you in your times of sorrow! Thoughts and prayers are with you! Biff and Jennifer Stalvey

  • September 19, 2010
    Eric and Christina LeGrand says:
    Shannon, Chasity & Family, You all are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. Those we love are never truly gone, they live forever in our hearts & memories. We love you, Eric, Christina, Austin & Hayden LeGrand

  • September 19, 2010
    Rhonda Price Taylor says:
    I'm a friend of Shannon & Nicole. I didn't know Mr. Summer but I can tell he was a wonderful man because he has awesome children. My family & I love them & their families so much. We will continue to pray for comfort during this time of sorrow. Love, Rhonda. Thompson & Maddux Taylor

  • September 19, 2010
    Angela Casteen says:
    God Bless you! you will be missed by many people that loves you.

  • September 20, 2010
    Brooks Yarborough says:
    Shannon and Family, I am very sorry to hear about Mr. Robert's passing. My family and I will be praying for yours during this difficult time. Please drive safe when coming back home to South Carolina and do not hesitate to call me if you need anything. Brooks