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Rudolph John Sommerville III

April 6, 2006 — December 1, 2021

Rudolph John Sommerville III

Rudolph John “Blue” Sommerville III, age 15, of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Wednesday December 1, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.  He was born April 6, 2006 in Washington, DC, the son of Rudolph John Sommerville Jr. and Darlene Hayes of Clarksville.  Blue is a 10th grade student at Northwest High School.  He is a member of Solid Rock Full Gospel Baptist Church in Clarksville.  He enjoyed video games and was good with electronics and computers.  He enjoyed playing football and learning karate.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers Tyshawn Rudolph Sommerville of Pocono, PA; Isaiah Thomas Sommerville of Texas; and Lamar Sommerville of New York.  Also surviving are sisters Ieashya Sommerville of New York; Jasmine Ramona Sommerville of Pocono, PA; and Sametria Hayes of Clarksville.  He is also survived by nine nieces, nephews and several cousins.  Funeral services for Blue will be conducted on Sunday December 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Gateway Funeral Home with Pastor Ola M. Parker and Pastor Gregory Rheinhart officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday December 12, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the time of services.  Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center  335 Franklin Street  Clarksville, TN  37040.  Phone 931-919-2600.  Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.

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