Willie L. Solomon
April 10, 1932 – Dec. 28, 2021
On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, Willie Lee Solomon entered into eternal rest in the presence of the Holy Father. Born to the late Willie Elijah and Marie J. Solomon on April 10, 1932, in Richmond, Virginia.
In 1937 the family moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he was educated in Philadelphia Public Schools. Upon leaving High School, he joined the United States Army. After discharge, he was employed by the Philadelphia Department of Public Works. Willie moved to Richmond, VA in 1974 and sought employment at RichFood Distribution Warehouse. He later went on to work at Philip Morris Tobacco Co. until retirement.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Beulah Johnson, and Aunt Laura Delaney, who he dearly loved; his late wife Constance Solomon; brother, Henry R.; Grandson, Charles Palmer. He is survived by his children, Elissa Brown (Thomas) of Steelton, PA., Gary, Sabrina K., Sean J. Lofton, of Philadelphia, PA, devoted son, Colin (Natarcha) of Ellicott City, MD; ten grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends.
A viewing will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, January 5, 2021, at Affinity Funeral Service, 8074 Mechanicsville Tnpk, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am Thursday, January 6, 2021, in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Click here to view the Livestreamed service for Willie L. Solomon
May God give you strength
when yours is gone,
may His grace and mercy
carry you on,
may the unending love
that He has for you
revive your heart
and see you through.
My prayers are with you Colin and Natarcha. If I can be of help please let me know. Aunt Gingia
I pray that you all find comfort and solace in knowing that he is no longer suffering or in any pain. May the Lord receive him with open arms.
My dear cousin and extended family
May the memories you have shared stay with you and continue to bring a smile to your face
Colin I am here for you and always a phone call away
Colin I. am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing, unable to be with you all but I will have you and your family in my prayers. Be strong; God is able. He will take care of you. Sending love;
Gary and family you have my deepest condolences and prayers
To Mr. Gary and Family, Nik and I send our deepest condolences. May God continue to give you the strength through these difficult times. Love Shaneice
Colin my prayers go out to you and the rest of the family, God Bless
To Gary, Sean, Colin, and family thinking of you and wishing you the peace that comes from knowing the memory of the one you loved will shine forever. We love you all and are praying for you.
Uncle Bob & Aunt Dot
To Sabrina K. Williams. My condolences did the loss of your father. May the essence of his memories ease your sorrow.
Gary, Sean, Colin, and family sending my love and prayers to you all. Mom, Dad, and I viewed the service this morning and just wanted you all to know how beautiful it was.
Love Your Cousin,