OAKFIELD – Cecil C. Somers passed away Sept. 29, 2007, at a Bangor hospital, after a short illness. He was born Dec. 14, 1933, in Patten, the son of Spurgeon and Annie (Campbell) Somers. Cecil grew up in Patten and attended schools in the Patten area. He was a member of Oakfield Fire Department for many years and served as fire chief for 14 of those years. He served as selectman for the Town of Oakfield and was on the board of Oakfield Housing from the time it started until his passing. He also served on the Oakfield Budget Committee and the local school board. He was a member of the Swinging Oaks square dancers for 11 years. He owned and operated Somers’ Hardware for many years and loved working with all the local people. Cecil was a corner stone of the community from the time he moved to Oakfield until his passing. One of his true enjoyments in his life was the time he spent farming and mowing the hay fields in the Oakfield and Dyer Brook area for the past 20 years, along with spending many wonderful hours with his two grandsons. He enjoyed working at Katahdin Forest Products right up until his passing. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Glady and David Gordon of Oakfield; two loving grandsons, Jeremiah and Gabriel Gordon, both of Portland; his wife, Lois (Boutilier) Somers of Oakfield; mother, Annie Somers of Patten; brothers, Dick, Raymond and wife, Glenda, Gene and Donna, all of Patten and Spurgeon and wife, Ruth, of Virginia; sisters, Sadie and husband, Wayne Heath, and Vicki and husband, Steve Rich-ardson, both of Patten; sisters-in-law, Joyce Hersey, Jean Crandall, Kathleen Boutilier, Donna and husband, Leroy Hersey, all of Oakfield, Janet and husband, Waldo Harvey, and Marilyn Somers, all of Patten; brothers-in-law, Leonard and wife, Anne Boutilier, and Dale and wife, Marleen Boutilier, all of Oakfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and two very special friends, Charles and Fran Loiacono of Hicksville, N.Y. Cecil was predeceased by his father, Spurgeon Somers; a brother, Bob; a daughter, Faith Somers; two nephews, Glen and Barry Somers; and three brothers-in-law, Colby Crandall, Hilton Hersey and Everett Boutilier. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Oakfield Cemetery with a lunch after the service at David and Glady’s. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in Cecil’s memory for the purchase of a new score board for the Pee Wee basketball kids, Oakfield Town Office, attn. Melanie Hardy, P.O. Box 10, Oakfield, ME 04763.