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Kelvin Solomon (K.D) was born to Ellanora Solomon and the late Joseph Solomon Jr. in Lynchburg on January 25, 1968. He departed his earthly life on Friday, March 12, 2021 at MUSC Health Florence Medical Center in Florence. Kelvin accepted Christ at an early age and joined Mount Pleasant A.M.E. Church, where he severed on the trustee and usher boards. Kelvin graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1986. He enjoyed playing football and basketball. He joined the Army National Guard and served for over 15 years as a Combat Engineer where he received numerous medals honors and awards throughout his active duties. He also served in the “War Against Iraq” in 2003-2004. Kelvin was employed at Shaw Lumber Company for many years. He was also employed at Enersys in Sumter until his health failed. Bro. Solomon served and was a member of numerous of Houses. He was a dedicated member for over 25 years at Do-Right Masonic Lodge #377 where he held the position of Senior Deacon. He was a 32nd degree mason and a member of Ashland Consissory #246. He was also a member of JRGee Court #50 royal Arch mason where he served as Bale 3, and Queens of Lynchburg #247 PHIA where he served as Associated Patron. Kelvin enjoyed working outside and carpentry work. He was a kindhearted soul and had a humble demeanor with much respect, and willingness to help anyone in need. Kelvin touched so many lives with his wisdom and thoughtfulness. He loved his family dearly. Left to forever cherish his memories are his high school sweetheart whom became his wife Leatha Solomon for 26 years; his mother, Ellanora Solomon; five children, Brad and Sherman Wilson both of Elliot, Tyechia and Ra’Shaun Brunson, and Zanadia Solomon all of Sumter; seven grandchildren; five brothers, Ammar Solomon of Austin TX, Joseph Solomon III of Clewiston, FL, Christopher Solomon of Vero Beach FL, Sherman Solomon and Joseph L. Solomon IV both of Fort Pierce, FL; three sisters, Patricia, Daniel, and Princess Solomon all of Fort Pierce FL; two special nephews: Hasker Lawson of Sumter and Cedric Brunson of Lynchburg; two god sisters, Yvonne Taylor and Lashawn Gregg; a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews other family and friends. In accordance with the COVID -19 guidelines, the family is requesting face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during limited visitation at the home, 1227 Mooneyham Road, Sumter. Graveside services will be held 3:00 p. m., Friday, March 19, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant A. M. E. Church, 225 Vista Lane, Lynchburg, with the Rev. Abraham Temoney, pastor, officiating. The funeral procession will leave the home at 2:20 p. m.

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