Posted On August 18th, 2011 -


Mr. James H. Soma, 51, of Panama City, Fla. passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. Mr. Soma was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. He lived in Panama City, Fla. since 2005, moving from Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Soma was a member of the Light House on the Beach Church. He served in the United States Air Force for five years. Mr. Soma enjoyed fishing and boating. He is survived by daughters: Lindsey Soma and fiancÈ, Matthew Isbell of Panama City, Fla.; and Tiffany Soma and fiancÈ, Selwyn James of Valdosta, Ga.; mother, Sarah Roberts of Indiana; father, Norman (Gail) Soma of Honolulu; sister, Tammy Soma of Atlanta, Ga.; grandmother, Hattie Mae Moss of South Carolina; and friend, Terrie Soma of Hahira, Ga. Mr. Soma is preceded in death by his grandfather, Albert Moss. Celebration of Life services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Southerland Family Funeral Home in Panama City, Fla.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran