Obit – David Fountain, GM Solex Corp.

David Fountain, General Manager, Solex Corp, Dixon, California, passed away on July 31, 2022 after a short struggle with a rare skin cancer. He was surrounded by his family.

During the Vietnam war, David enlisted in the Air Force Reserves at Travis Air Force Base. Upon returning from training, he began working for his dad at Solano Tractor. After a few years, he began running their side business which became Solex Corporation. Solex became members of FEWA in 1973, and the Fountains have been regular attendees at the annual Fall Conventions ever since.

The memorial service is scheduled for August 11, 2022 at 10 am at the Milton Carpenter Funeral Home 569 North First Street Dixon, CA. Burial will be private, and a celebration of life will be held following at the Olde Veterans Hall, 231 North First Street Dixon, CA.