William “Bill” E. Solarik, Jr., 66, of Cygnet, passed away at 7:10 a.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green.
He was born on January 31, 1952, in Fostoria to the late William E., Sr. and Lois (Boyer) Solarik. He married Suzanne “Sue” Distel on November 20, 1978 and she survives.
Bill is also survived by his son, Benjamin Solarik of Cygnet; his daughters: Amanda (Nolan) Wickard of Wayne, Kimberly (Pat) Kurzenhauser of Columbiana, Ohio, and Sarah Solarik of Columbus; his sisters: Bette (Rodney) Reiter of Fostoria and Linda (Dan) Snow of Bowling Green; and his beloved grandchildren: Hayden Wickard, Gavin Solarik, Bailey Solarik, Coen Wickard, Emerson Wickard, Thea Kurzenhauser, and Lincoln Wickard.
Bill retired in 2018 from the Ohio Operating Engineers, and was a member of the Ohio Operating Engineers Local 18. He was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran, and a member of the North Baltimore American Legion Post 539.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, with David Boswell officiating.
Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township, where full military rites will be conducted by the North Baltimore American Legion Post 539.
Visitation will be held Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithcrates.com.