Servin Rascon "Sully" Salomon


Servin Rascon "Sully" Salomon Obituary
Servin "Sully" Rascon Salomon was born on August 15, 1926 in Allison, New Mexico. Born to Benito Salomon and Feliza Rascon, he spent his childhood in Chihuahua, Mexico and El Paso, Texas.
He served his country in Japan during World War II, where he met and shook the hand of General McArthur.
In 1958, he founded Salomon Pipeline Construction and in 1986 his business was one of the top 500 Hispanic Firms in the US, but he was not all about work, he loved life, Las Vegas and flying in his Cessna airplane.
Servin or Sully, as his friends called him, had a passion for golf. He was a longtime member of, The Mexican American Golf Association (MAGA) and The Southern Valley Golf Association. It was playing golf that Sully made many deep rooted and long-lasting friendships. His friends considered him a gentleman, a fine person and a giving soul.
Servin had a large family. He will be remembered always for his generosity, keen intelligence, his tender heart and his support to anyone wanting to improve, grow and learn. He was an example of a good son, brother, uncle, partner and friend.
He was preceded in death by his siblings Leonor Salomon, Eva Salomon, Ramon Salomon, Ramona Orozco, and Gloria Madera. He is survived by his siblings Olga Pedroza, Hector Salomon and Mario Salomon.
He will forever be missed by his siblings, nieces, nephews and his companion of twenty years, Cruz Santiago.
"The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart."
~Helen Keller
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 15, 2014
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