Marvin Solomon

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Marvin Solomon of Little Rock passed away March 18, 2014. He was born March 25, 1932. He graduated North Little Rock High School in 1949 and went straight into the Marines. Marvin served in Korea and stayed in the USMC Reserves until he retired as a Sgt. Major. He worked for over three decades in the management at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. After retirement from SWBT, he went to school at Old Washington Forge to learn a knife making trade. To make money to set up his knife shop, he went to real estate school and appraised real estate for a few months. Marvin made custom knives for numerous people worldwide for many years. His passion in life was family and horses. It was through this passion of horses that he acquired many dear friends. He loved to ride and felt a strong connection with his horses. Marvin is preceded in death by his parents, William Solomon and Lola Smith Solomon, and his sister, Frances. Marvin is survived by his wife Dot; his sons, Steve Solomon from Paron, Jeff Solomon of Florida, Rich Harris of Mississippi, and their wives; his daughter Liz Solomon of Conway; six grandchildren; one special granddaughter Laura Collins and one special friend Charles Podorski; along with two mares, a donkey (Harvey), a dog (Freckles) and two cats. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 21 at 11 a.m. at Highland Valley Methodist Church with a reception to follow. Arrangements by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home 13801 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, Arkansas (501) 224-8300. Memorials can be made to the Pulaski County Humane Society 14600 Colonel Glenn Road Little Rock, Arkansas 72210 or ACCESS School at 10618 Breckenridge Dr. Little Rock, Ark. 72211. Online guestbook:

Published March 20, 2014

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