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Solon "Bill" Estess passed away peacefully on New Year's Day, January 1, 2018. He was 89 years old. Husband of Mary Virginia Estess, Father of Tommie E. Estess (the late JoAnn) and John M. Estess (Lori), Grandfather of Nathan and Shelby Estess and the late Cerissa and Mariah Estess, Great-Grandfather of Brenan Williams, Son of the late Marvin S. Estess and Nolia Stinson Estess, Brother of the late Eloise Estess Wolff and Elaine Estess Lipari. Solon was a native of Tylertown, Mississippi and a long-time resident of Buras, Louisiana and most recently Belle Chasse, Louisiana. He proudly served his country in the United States Army National Guard of Mississippi. Solon was retired from AmeriGas Propane, formerly known as Petrolane Gas Services. Family and friends are invited to attend services held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Belle Chasse, Louisiana on Thursday, January 4th 2018. A burial mass will begin at 11:00am, with a visitation from 10:00am-11:00am. A graveside service will immediately follow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Belle Chasse. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations are being accepted in Solon's memory through Children's Hospital or American Cancer Society. Please express condolences www.westsideleitzeagan.com