In Loving Memory

William R. Sollie, d. Feb. 4, 2016



In Loving Memory

July 3, 1945 – February 4, 2016 


Saraland, Alabama

William Ray Sollie, 70, of Saraland, passed away, Thursday, February 4, 2016.   He was retired from CIBA Specialty after forty two years.  He loved spending time with his family at the beach and camping.  A man of faith as well, he was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Saraland.  William was a kind and gentle person who never met a stranger and was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.  

He is survived by his loving wife of forty six years, Linda and  his daughters, Tracy (Keith) Booth and Amy (Brian) Charles; his sister, Carol West;  three grandchildren, Savannah, Kennedy and Saylor and his beloved fur baby, his bassett hound, Pluto.

Services will be held at a later date.  Expressions of condolence may be offered at  arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.



  1. Rebecca Perry

    I dont have a memory from my childhood that does not have you in it.. from swimmimg in the pool to eating lunch on the kitchen floor. You were and wonderful man and an amazing Uncle. I will miss you dearly. I love you and will think of you always. Until we meet agian.

  2. Toger & Sharon Nichols

    We are so sorry for your loss, Bill will be sorely missed by all that knew him.
    Bless you all in this time of loss.

    Nick & Sharon

  3. Dale Singley

    Many ,many memories from the old days RIP Billy

  4. Curtis Sullivan

    A very good man and a good man to work with at Ciba Geigy for many years,

  5. Marlene Middleton

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with him at Ciba for all those years ,he loved his family and spending time with them.

  6. Bill Rodriguez

    So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed knowing billy and the family. He will be missed. God bless and Resting Peace.
    Bill Rodriguez.

  7. Debby (Thomas) Jackson

    Mr. Bill was one of my very favorites from Ciba! One of the kindest gentlemen I have ever met! My love and prayers are sent to his wife and family!

  8. Faye Tarleton

    Linda I was so sorry to learn of Billy’s passing. He was always so pleasant to talk to when we would see you’ll..Please remember I love ya & am here if needed..Bless you my friend..

  9. Wayne Odom

    Worked with Bill at Ciba. He was a really good guy. He will be missed.

  10. Linda Rowland

    Linda and your family: So very sorry for your loss. Will keep each of you in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. LaWanda Russell Kinsey

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this sweet, kind & gentle man.
    I knew him mostly by name for many years, but more personally in the last couple of years. Always friendly and showing loving interest and concern for others. I know he will be truly missed by his family, friends, the Christian congregation he was associated with in Saraland, Al, and by all who knew him.
    So sorry for your great loss, Linda & family.

  12. Linda Leslie Buckingham

    I went to kingdom Hall in saraland until moved to Slidell in 1964. Sorry hear your grief it will only for a little while. Agape to all family and friends.

  13. Steven and Jessica Bunch

    He was a very sweet man. We will all miss him.

  14. Laura Kay Whittington

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Mr. Sollie was the sweetest man. He was always so kind to me and my entire family. He always made me feel welcome and just reminded me of a big teddy bear.

  15. Elizabeth Walters Dunn

    Linda, I am so sorry for you loss! You and your children will be in my prayers.

  16. Wayne and Joann Mitchell

    Linda, our hearts are saddened to hear about Billy. You and your family will certainly be in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. Alex Dumas

    Sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. I remember him from childhood days. He and his family lived up the street from me.


    Sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. I and Sollie worked together for many years. He was a very good person and a very good friend. He always had a smile on his face. Linda and family, sorry for your loss at this time.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. RIP Bill.

  19. Bobbie Duke Antoine

    Linda, I’m so sorry to hear bout Bill. He was an awesome man.’

    Heavenly Love and Peace To You & Yours, Love Bobbie Jean


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