The funeral service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Family hour will be held one hour before the service.
John W. Solomon, also known as “Goodman,” was born in Perry, Ga on March 25, 1934 to the late Leo Solomon and the late Noni Woolfork. He acquired an education in the public school system of Macon County. John was united in Holy matrimony to the late Annie J. Terry on February 20, 1970. He rededicated his life to Christ in 2005. He enjoyed listening to music, playing checker and cards, watching TV and spending time with family and friends.
John worked as a farmer, truck driver, and an entrepreneur. He owned and managed several stores and clubs. He spent part of his life in Bronx, New York, where he was a building superintendent. John was a hard working man with a good mind for business. He was never afraid to take a risk.
John had two sisters and 2 brothers. He is survived by his older sister, Tralis Rumph of Marshallville, Ga and younger brother, Wayne Sneed of Overland Park, Kansas. His other two siblings, R.T Taylor and Betty Rumph preceded him in death. John had 14 children, Delores Moore-Solomon, Willie John Solomon (deceased), Francine Solomon (deceased), Kenneth B. Solomon (deceased), Denise Hachett, Kevin Hachett, John W. Solomon, Jr., Gregory Malloy (Patricia), Roxy A. Solomon, LaGena N. Solomon, John W. Solomon, Jr., and Charlene Ferguson (Bobby). His grandchildren include Jernard Moore, Towana Solomon-Haney, Willie Jackson-Solomon, Tara Davis, Dominque Davis, Kenneth Davis, Shana Solomon, Jacqulyn Solomon-Scullark, Lucretia Sharlene Solomon-Horton, Jaquetta Fuller, Shandell Roscoe, Sharees Hachett, Angerina Hachett, Kenya Hachett, Kevin Hachett, Kiana Hachett, Katrell Hachett, Kevon Hachett, Carissa Solomon, Teresa Solomon, Courtney Lester, Tayuana McGhee, Breyuana McGhee, Jonaisha Solomon, John W. Solomon II, Jordin Solomon, Charity Ferguson, and Bobby J. Ferguson, Jr. John also has 28 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.