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Richard Henry Solomon, 85

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 12:27 pm

07-15-15 Richard SolomonSolomon, Richard ‘Corky’ Henry, 85, of Huntsville, Ala., passed in his sleep to go be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Funeral services were held at the Moore Cortner Funeral Home Chapel in Winchester at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 17 with the Reverend Mark Little of Farley Church of Christ officiating. Burial and a celebration of his life followed at Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Richard was born in Lynchburg on June 22, 1930 where he grew up loving to play baseball, hunt, fish and be a loving father. He spent two years in the Army and then worked at NASA on Redstone Arsenal for over 30 years as a Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Specialist. Richard retired and lived in Huntsville where he was an active square dancer and attended Southside Baptist Church. While living his final years at Redstone Village Assisted Living, he attended Farley Church of Christ Services. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Vena Mae Solomon. He is survived by his two children, son Barry Solomon of Union Grove, Ala., and daughter Terri Mcghee, from Frisco, Texas, her husband Frank Mcghee, and two grandchildren Alex and Brian McGhee. Richard is also survived by two sisters, Robbie Spencer and Christine Painter. Richard is survived by his ex-wife Kathalene Weaver Solomon Isbell. The family of Richard Solomon wishes to thank the caring staff at both Crestwood Acute Care of the Elderly/Oncology Unit and Redstone Village Assisted Living in Huntsville who loved and cared for Richard until he went to be with his Lord. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.