OBITUARY

Melvin DeWayne Solomon

May 9, 1943September 5, 2018
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Melvin DeWayne Solomon was born on May 9, 1943 and passed away on September 5, 2018

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 14, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, September 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

Melvin DeWayne Solomon

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Mary Williams

September 13, 2018

The picture of Wayne from Lincoln School is how I best remember him. I always remember him as most polite, kind and ready to help in any situation. Thank you Wayne for your service and sacrifices for our beloved America. ❤️🇺🇸💙 Just know you served well and proud, for which we are proud! Prayers to your family at this time. Mary Beth. Class of '62 THS

Dr. Jill Shackelford

September 12, 2018

I’m sorry to hear that Wayne has graduated to the halls of heaven. I was a Washinton Washtub so didn’t know Wayne until THS junior high. I remember we fondly called him “ Wayne the brain “ for good reason —- he was smart and Mrs Ailshie thought he was the best. I’m proud to have him as a 1962 classmate. He made a difference in our world and That makes me proud. I’m going to make a contribution to THS Alumni Association in Wayne’s memory so that another THS grad can benefit from Wayne’s memory. Blessings to his family and sister Joyce.
Love Jill. 💕🦉

Ginger Hunter

September 12, 2018

We will always think of him as Wayne, the name we called him at school. His dad was Melvin and Wayne was Wayne. He was proud to have served his country, and we are proud of him for it. At our last class reunion we talked of him and wished he were well enough to be with us. He was a true "Lincoln Stinkin," and we are grateful for having him in our class. We remember him for many things, but the best is when he brought his electric guitar to school - 6th grade- and knocked us all out with his expertise on an instrument we knew little about. After all, we were trained in rhythm on kazoos and sticks and a harpsichord. Seems like he played something Hawaiian as part of his performance. Sorry to lose you, Wayne.

renee swanson

September 11, 2018

Melvin was my neighbor as a child. He and his wife Velda were there to always love and help me. God put the Solomon family in my life as a barrier to harm, for this I'll forever be greatful. He loved his country and served with pride. He loved his family and included me in that sentence. I will forever be in debt to Melvin and family for being my friends, protectors, and becoming part of the family. My prayer is for peace for all of his family, friends and brothers in arms. Love Always, Renee Swanson and Family

Denise Elliott

September 11, 2018

As you gather to celebrate Mel's wonderful life please know that I am thinking of him and his family at this difficult time. Velda, you are in my heart and prayers.

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