William H. “Slim” Somerville, a dedicated family man, patient teacher, sponsor and adviser who had a passion for aviation throughout his life, died Monday, April 23, 2012 at Virginia Hospital Center. He was 85.
Mr. Somerville was born January 26, 1927, in Jameson, Mo., to J.R. and Edna (Doll)Somerville. He graduated from Jameson High School in 1943 and went on to attend MU. He was the first person from his