OBITUARY

William "Billy" Raymond Solberger

January 3, 1952March 27, 2014
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William “Billy” Solberger passed away on March 27, 2014. Billy was born on January 3, 1952 in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the age of 10, he moved to Mobile, Alabama until 1968 when he relocated to Tallahassee and made this his forever home. Billy bled garnet & gold as an FSU graduate with a Masters in Social Work. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker he served the mental health community for over 35 years with dedication and passion at Apalachee Center, Inc. where he touched countless lives of clients and co-wokers that became his extended family. Billy was dedicated friend and father and an avid SCUBA diver for over 15 years and angler all his life. Of all his accomplishments, being a dedicated dad to his 3 children & dogs was his greatest. Billy was preceded in death by the love of his life, Terri McGarrity, and is survived by his children Ryan and Kristine Solberger, Ray and Ashley Webb, Blair Solberger and Emily Fox all of Tallahassee. Mother, Margaret Solberger, sister, Jane DeLung, brother, Jack Solberger, along with Doris Howell & the Brou family of Pensacola. The celebration of his life will be at Culley's, 1737 Riggins Road, Tallahassee, Tuesday, April 1, visitation 11am-noon, service 12pm. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to the Organization of Artificial Reefs where Billy served as a board member since 2009. Please send checks to O.A.R., 2545 Blair Stone Pines Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32301 note in the memo line in honor of Billy Solberger. Arrangements under the direction of Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Tallahassee, FL.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Gathering Of Gathering & Friends Tuesday, April 1, 2014
  • Celebration Of Life Tuesday, April 1, 2014

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Reception
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William "Billy" Raymond Solberger

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April 6, 2014

Kristine, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

-Autumn Blanchard

April 1, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Billy for over 30 years. He was one of my favorite people. I remember when Ryan was born. I'll bet he is fishing all he wants right now. Linda Frazer Williams

Lillian Walker

April 1, 2014

I am sorry sorry for yout loss. He was a wonderful person and had a great sense of humor.

Lori Richards

April 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Billy many moons ago while employed by Apalachee Center in the Apalachicola office. He was a great guy, always happy and smiling and had a great sense of humor.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Shaquana Ivory

April 1, 2014

I am dearly sorry for you all loss. Mr. Billy was an awesome man to work with and for. Shaquana Ivory (Temple Hills, MD)

April 1, 2014

Ryan and family,

Our sincere condolences are with you during this time. We will remember the support your father gave you while coaching our son and many others. May you be conforted with loving and fond memories.

The Johsnon Family (Rhett, Kim, and Garrett)

Rosetta and Roy Land

April 1, 2014

Heaven knows no size limits so imagine what he's catching now! He's with the ultimate fisherman. May God touch your hearts with this peace. Much love.

March 31, 2014

We are saddened by the news, and send condolences to Billy's family. His sister Jane is a dear friend to my family, and we met Blair & Emily recently. Our thoughts are with you.
~ The Buhlers

March 31, 2014

We are saddened by this news, and send condolences to Billy's family. His sister Jane is a dear family friend, and we met Blair and Emily recently. Our thoughts are with you.
~ The Buhlers

Kate Jensen

March 31, 2014

I am going to miss his great smile and colorful shirts to match has humor and advice.