Bob Solly, 86

Bob Solly, 86, Cadiz, Kentucky, formerly of Auburn, California, died Thursday, March 11, 2021 at his home.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date. King’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Philadelphia, Pa., he was born on Aug. 10, 1934 to the late John and Margaret Monaghan Solly.

Bob was a U.S. Marine veteran serving during the Korean War, a member of the Kiwanis Club where he was a founding member of the Aktion Club, a senior center advocate and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Zella Solly; son, Richard Solly; granddaughter, Kimberly Nichols; brother, Jack Solly; two sisters, Mary Lou Ledbetter and Catherine Barterillo.

Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie (William) Patterson, Cadiz; four grandchildren, Wendy Gleaves, Danyiel Patterson, Zachary Stronk and Rob Jacobs; six great-grandchildren, Cory Gleaves, Colin Gleaves, Grayson McMurphy, Lily McMurphy, Shelby Nichols and Andrew Short.

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