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William Stephen (Steve) Solesbee

William Stephen (Steve) Solesbee, age 69 of Dallas, Texas, passed away on Friday afternoon, July 26, 2019.Cremation rites were accorded and a burial service will be held on Sept. 16, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the Wilbarger Memorial Gardens, Vernon, Texas.Steve graduated from the International School, Manila, Philippines and attended Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.Steve was a gifted pianist and singer who loved to entertain his friends and family with gospel / religious music. One of his favorite songs was “His Eye is On the Sparrow.”Steve was an entrepreneur who found success in the answering service business and fl ower shops.  Steve loved to travel and found it diffi cult to stay in one place for long.  His last few years were spent moving between Dallas, Brandon, MS, and Honolulu.  His travel normally followed the annual seasonal changes since he had been raised in the tropics.Steve is survived by his sister, Dr. Carol Solesbee, DAOM, his cousins, Carmelita (Sis) Mills and Bennie Kay Davis, who kept up with his travels, and numerous other cousins.Steve was preceded in death by his beloved parents: Rev. W.A. (Bill) and Ella Ruth (Enloe) Solesbee, and his grandparents.Memorials can be made to favorite church or a homeless shelter.Online condolences may be made to the family at

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