Mr. William “Bill” Herman Summers, 87, of Statesville, N.C., passed away, Monday, December 7, 2020, at his home.

Mr. Summers was born November 3, 1933 in Iredell County and was the son of the late Henry Clay Summers and Ila Stikeleather Summers. He was a graduate of Scotts High School and was previously married to the late Betty Summers. On October 4, 2008, he married Glenda Morrison Wooten Summers, who survives. He was a member of Concord Presbyterian Church, where he served as an Elder, Deacon and sang in the choir. He was the owner of Summers Auto Service and was the Department Head of the Iredell County Garage. He loved working on anything mechanical, riding his tractor and raising chickens.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Billy Summers (Pam) of Stony Point, Jeff Summers (Mary) of Statesville, and Maryann Pence; four grandchildren, Amanda Principato (Robert) of Clayton, Beth Pence of Statesville, Kristy Pavelock (Ricky) of Florida, Brandi Summers and her fiancé, Nick Woodring of Statesville; eight grandchildren, Sofia, Jackson, Peyton, Paige, Emmy, Riley, Corey and Mason. He is furthered survived by three step children, Ricky Coleman Wooten (Pam), Randy Wooten (Machelle), and Kimberly Whitener (Virgil) all of Statesville; eight step grandchildren and nine step great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, December 9, 2020, in the Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. Elizabeth Troyer officiating.

Memorials may be made to Concord Presbyterian Church Choir and online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

2 thoughts on “William “Bill” Herman Summers

  1. Toni Stikeleather Bostian says:

    I am sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. My condolences to the family during this difficult time.

  2. Inez L Gryder says:

    Condolence to this family. Bill was a classmate of my husband at Scott High School. I saw Bill and Betty at many class reunions.

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