LONGVIEW, Texas — A Longview police officer passed away Saturday following a courageous battle with cancer.
A life celebration funeral service for Officer Larry Solomon will be held this Friday at 11 a.m. in the Woodland Hills Baptist Church. The graveside service will follow after the funeral service at Hall Cemetery in Long Branch at 2 p.m.
According to the Longview Police Department, Solomon died at his home Saturday morning surrounded by family after having been diagnosed with angiosarcoma.
“Larry dedicated his life to service and family,” the LPD said in a statement. “He is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp and proudly served the Longview community for almost eight years as a police officer. Larry was a proud husband and father of two beautiful children. “
The LPD thanked the public for the prayers and love recently sent Officer Solomon’s way.
“We will remain Solomon Strong,” the LPD said.