ALBANY -- Joseph Henry (Joe) Solomon, Jr., 69, of Albany, GA, died Thursday, April 24, 2013 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Graveside services was held Monday, April 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Sunset Cemetery in Meigs, GA. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.

A native of Danielsonville, CT, Mr. Solomon had resided in Albany, GA for the past forty seven years moving from Jacksonville, FL. He was a 1961 graduate of Colombia High School in Lake City, FL and he attended Florida Gateway College. Mr. Solomon was an Insurance Representative with Gulf Life Insurance Co. He was a member of Triangle Lodge #708 F&AM, The Loyal Order of Moose #1285, and the American Legion Post #30. He was preceded in death by a brother Charles H. (Duckie) Williams.

Survivors include his sister Evelyn M. Williams Olschner of Jacksonville, FL, a brother, Julius W. Williams (Shirley) of Gainesville, GA and several nieces and nephews.

Those desiring may make contributions to DAV Chapter #27, 5606 Colquitt-Ford Road, Albany, GA 31721.

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