Thad Warren Summersett, 40, of Los Angeles, California died 8:52 AM Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Blake Hospital in Bradenton, Florida. He was born April 27, 1977 in Van Wert, Ohio to the late Dennis “Denny” Summersett and Judy (Dr. Gary) Pancake Painter of Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
In addition to his mother and step-father he is survived by his sisters, Tonya (Ben) Powers of St. Louis, MO and Megan (Matt) Maassel of Kansas City, MO; nephew and niece, Owen Powers and Maya Powers; paternal grandfather, Warren Summersett of Van Wert; step-brother, Brandon Painter of Van Wert, Ohio; and step-sister, Kate (Jon) Brown of Fortville, Indiana, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Thad was an actuary for Willis Towers Perrin in Los Angeles. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2015. Thad filled his life with family, traveling, work, outpacing his doctors in cancer runs, cheering on The Ohio State University Buckeyes and enjoying friends in Los Angeles. He will be remembered for his humor, thoughtful gift giving, his Karaoke and dance skills, intelligence, and for being a fun uncle. Thad was valedictorian at both Crestview High School and The Ohio State University..
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory with Pastor Troy Jester officiating. Burial will take place at Convoy I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials may be directed to the Brad Kaminsky Foundation for brain cancer research, 20227 Catlett Place, Ashburn, Virginia 20147.