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James Somers

March 24, 1954 — September 25, 2016

James A. Somers, 62, of Pontiac, IL passed away at 1:48 a.m., Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Pontiac Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

He was born March 24, 1954 in Fairbury, IL to William and Betty (Vincent) Somers.

Surviving is one son, Chris Somers, 1 sister, 4 brothers, and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

James was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He worked as a truck driver his entire life working for many different companies.

Cremation will be accorded. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is assisting the family with final arrangements. Disposition of his cremains will be at a later date.

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