Robert Alaniz Solis

Robert Alaniz Solis, 64, of Texas City passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was born December 20, 1953 to Jose and Angelica Solis in Galveston, Texas.

Robert graduated in 1972 from Texas City High School and as a member of the varsity baseball team he pitched a perfect game. After high school he attended Alvin Jr College where he played baseball and then he moved on to complete his education at Texas A&M University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree for Physical Education in 1977. He coached and taught for 25 years in the Texas School District. He earned 4 state championship rings as a scouting coach, one with the Cuero Gobblers and three with the La Marque Cougars. Robert was a huge Astros’ fan and watching them win the World Series was one of the highlights of his year.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his beloved sidekick G Baby. Robert is survived by his wife, Linda Solis of 28 years; daughters; Marissa Angelica Solis, Maricella Aida Robins and Roger, Sr., and Jessica Isis Ordonez; sister Norma Solis, brother Ernie Solis and wife Sherry; seven grandchildren; Isabella, Roger, Jr., Brittany, Nana, Isis, Gabe and Gabriella and one great grandchild Karcyn.

He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

A Visitation will be on Monday, January 22, 2018 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with a Rosary at 7:00PM at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque.  A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 11:00am at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas, with Deacon John Carrillo officiating.

He will be greatly missed but live forever in our hearts.


  1. My prayers goes out to the entire family, may my sweet cousin Robie rest in peace. Prayers to Ernie and Norma and Linda and Marissa during this difficult time and may God be with all of you.

    Juanita Lester
  2. My sincerest condolences to the family.

    Catherine Martinez

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