Richard Homer Summerall
Richard Homer Summerall

November 22, 1960 - March 8, 2019
Born in Waycross, Georgia
Resided in Midway, Georgia
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Mr. Richard Homer Summerall, 58, died Friday (March 8, 2019) at St. Josephs-Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA following an extended illness.

He was born in Waycross, GA and had lived most of his life there before moving to Midway, GA seven years ago. He was a former correctional officer at Ware State Prison and business owner. He attended New Life Church in Blackshear, GA.

Mr. Summerall was a son of the late Richard Celvin Summerall. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Joann Douberly Summerall.

He is survived by his fiancé, Elizabeth Church Noles of Midway; two daughters, Rachel Lynn Summerall Sholes (Tao) of Fort Polk, LA and Hannah Elizabeth Summerall of Waycross; one grandchild, Kiara Sholes; his mother, Marie Sullivan Summerall of Waycross; two siblings, Cheryl S. Medley of Clermont, FL and Roger Summerall (Tammy) of Waycross; and numerous other friends and relatives.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday (March 12, 2019) at New Life Church in Blackshear. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Tuesday at the church starting at 12:00 p.m.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




New Life Church
2191 Golf Course Rd.
Blackshear, GA US 31516
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
New Life Church
2191 Golf Course Rd.
Blackshear, GA 31516
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
1:00 PM
Oakland Cemetery
2410 Alice St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Tuesday, March 12, 2019