Eluterio “Joe”G. Solis

Eluterio “Joe” G. Solis, age 69, of Kenedy, TX, passed away on February 22, 2011 in Kenedy, TX.  He was born on February 20, 1942 in Stockdale, TX to the late Francisco and Maria Guajardo Solis.  He was a retired automotive mechanic, a master cabinet builder and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

       He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Florencia G. Solis, sister Lydia Arambula and brothers Ramon and Severiano “Shorty” Solis.

       He is survived by his wife, Linda Escandon of Kenedy, TX; daughters, Charlene (Robert Galavan) Solis of Victoria, TX, Christie (Jackie Guzman) Valdez of Kenedy, TX; sons, Joe Daniel (Melanie) Solis of Cibilo, TX, Arturo (Debbie) Zavala of Germany, Joe (Nina) Escandon, II of Kenedy, TX; sisters, Petra Zamora of Amarillo, TX, Lorenza Gonzales of Richmond, TX; and brothers, Santiago “Jimmy” Solis of Kenedy, TX, Domingo “Mingo” Solis of San Antonio, TX and Rafael “Ralph” Solis of Kenedy, TX.  He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

           A Rosary was recited Thur., February 24, 2011 at 7:00pm at the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass was held Fri., February 25, 2011 at 11:00am at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating.

             Serving as pallbearers will be Joe Escandon, II, Jordan Valdez, Joe Daniel Solis, Joe Escandon, III, Christian Solis, Michael Solis, Jefferey Solis and John Guerrero.