Mr. Solis was born Oct. 24, 1947, to Francisco and Maria Guajardo Solis. On Nov. 5, 1966, he married Tila Puente.
Survivors include his wife of more than 47 years, Tila Solis of Kenedy; sons, Michael R. (Trish) Solis of Sugarland and Rene (Alicia) Solis of Missouri City; sisters, Petra Zamora and Lorenza Gonzales; brothers, Santiago (Manuela) Solis and Domingo Solis; grandchildren, Sara Solis, Mark Zermeno and Joshua Zermeno; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers and one sister.
Visitation was held in the Eckols Funeral Home chapel beginning at noon, Tuesday, April 1, with a rosary recited that evening at 7 o’clock at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating.
Interment followed in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Kenedy.
Pallbearers were Mark Zermeno, Josh Zermeno, Richard Zamora, Joe Luis Zamora, Joe Daniel Solis, Chris Jimmy Solis Jr. and Rueben Solis.