SOLOMON ~ On June 18, 2019, it was known that Willie “D” Solomon had departed this life. He was born July 1, 1951to John B. Solomon and Hattie D. Solomon; later at the age of seven, he was parented by his step-father, Morris Burnette, all of whom preceded him in death, including his sister, Inez Solomon Ewing.
Willie entered the United States Air Force after graduating from Eugene J. Butler High School in 1970 as an air force mechanic and served twenty-one years of honorable service. Willie later worked in a management position at Bendex Corporation; he retired from a truck driving career December of 2018.
Willie leaves to cherish his memory, son, Sheldon Grant; brother, Wardell Solomon (Helen); sister, Sherry Hammonds (Frederick); dedicated nephews, Deymon Burnette, Ja’Faith Davis, Ja’Hope Davis, Larry Ewing, Lardell Ewing, Wardell Solomon, Jr.; dedicated nieces, Roycelyn Boddie, Shar’Breona Bryant, Katesa Burnette, Kathryn Solomon, Ravondolyn Solomon; a host of other relatives and friends, including devoted special friends, Frances Jones & Sharon Hollowman.
Celebration of Life for Mr. Willie Devonous Solomon will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Restoration at Life Changing Ministries, 7541 Lem Turner Road, Pastor Ervin Jones, III officiating. Interment at 11:30 AM, Tuesday at Jacksonville National Cemetery. Because of the love of his family, arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Drive, 904.924.9400