Mr. Billy Solesbee, 85, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021. Mr. Solsebee was born February 21, 1934 in Macon County NC to the late Charles S. Solsebee and Nobia Cunningham Solsebee. Billy served his contry for 23 years in the US Navy and he served 4 years in the US Air Force. Mr. Billy traveled the world and served two tours in Vietnam. He was of the southern Baptist faith. He loved fishing especially for trout.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita S. Solesbee of the home; a son, Ronald Solesbee (Sharon) of Franklin, NC; Janet Solesbee of Spartanburg, SC; a brother, David Solesbee Amosville, VA; 4 grandchildren, Eddie Solesbee, Ronnie Solesbee, Sasha Henderson, and Judson Hall, Jr.; 4 great-grandchildren, Kasi Solesbee, Addison Bates, Alexa Solesbee, Zayden Solesbee.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three siblings, John Solesbee, Peggy Knoth, and Sue Allen.
A military graveside service will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.
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