Joe F. Solansky
Born in San Antonio, Joe Solansky grew up in South Texas. He graduated from Crystal City High School and attended South Texas Junior College in Uvalde. Joe married in 1969 and had 3 children. In 1971, he entered the deathcare industry, working for a funeral home in Central Texas. From there, he was able to purchase Modern Monument Company. He also purchased another monument company, Capitol Monument Company of Austin, in 1971, which is still owned and operated by Joe.
In 1988, he acquired Chappel Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in San Leanna (south Austin). Joe opened the first privately-owned crematorium and renamed the cemetery to Onion Creek Memorial Park. An opportunity came along in 2003 to purchase All Faiths Funeral Homes, thereby allowing him to provide total funeral/cremation care at affordable prices for Austin and Central Texas.
General Manager/Funeral Director
Henry L. Taylor
Managing Director and Co-Owner
Henry is the senior pastor of the Judea Missionary Baptist Church. He began working in the funeral service in Taylor, Texas at the age of 12. Henry graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service with honors and distinction. Henry is married to Velma and they have four children and one grandson. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the organ, hunting, fishing and a good game of dominoes.
Funeral Director In Charge
Spencer Dobbs was born in Galveston, Texas and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. After studying at the University of Texas in Austin, he graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service with a degree in Mortuary Science. A longtime Austin resident, he has served as a Funeral Director and Manager at each of the Austin-area All Faiths locations.
When not serving the community as a Funeral Director, Spencer spends his time writing music as well as assisting his family in wildlife and land management projects in Lee County, Texas.
Funeral Director and Location Manager
Joe Meadows is from Forth Worth, Texas and now resides in Austin, Texas. He has been in the funeral industry for 38 years. He graduated from Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1976. Joe joined the staff of All Faiths Funeral Services in December of 2006 as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.
In Joe's spare time, he enjoys a good cup of coffee and working on his 1964 Impala.
Originally from Corpus Christi, Ramon moved to Austin in 1999. Ramon is happily married to Shary and together they enjoy spending time with family and friends and often travel to Corpus Christi to visit Ramons two children, Jorge & Melissa. In addition to family time, Ramon enjoys bowling, listening to music, going to the gym, and attending Church Services at Round Rock Church where they are members.
He joined All Faiths Funeral Services in January of 2012. He takes pride in the work he does for the families that All Faiths Funeral Services serves.
Vykkii Langley was born and raised in Southern California. At 21, she landed in Texas after serving 8 years in the United States Army Reserves. She attended basic training at Ft. Jackson, SC, completed her AIT at Ft. Belvoir, VA, and finished her military commitment at Ft. Sam Houston, TX. While in the military she worked at different stateside units such as Ft. Lewis, WA and West Point, NY.
Vykkii lived in Killeen, TX for 9 years and used her GI bill to become a licensed massage therapist, specializing in pre-natal massage. She opened her own massage business in Killeen. A few years later she decided to change her career path and move to South Austin. After managing various successful business, she felt the need to cater to a higher form of customer service.
In 2009, Vykkii was hired at Cook-Walden Funeral Home as part time support but in a few weeks she moved up to a full time receptionist and funeral home assistant. This was her calling and a year later, Vykkii became licensed by the Texas Board of Insurance to assist families in pre-arranging funerals.
Vykkii was welcomed into the All Faiths family in 2012. "This company has given me the balance and structure that I was missing," she replied when asked about working for a family owned company.
Vykkii is a member of Saint Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church in Austin and a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Maria Galante #115. In her spare time, Vykkii enjoys traveling, creating memories with scrapbooking, and sharing little adventures with her family.
Gilbert Cavazos-Funeral Director
Gilbert has been a Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer since 1985 and has been in the industry since the age of 16. Mr. Cavazos was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley and has been living in Central Texas since 1985. Gilbert has been employed with All Faiths Funeral Services since October 2012 as Funeral Director/Embalmer.
Provisional Funeral Director
For Juan J. Gallegos, becoming a Funeral Director has been a lifelong commitment. He is a second generation Funeral Director from Brownsville, Texas and now resides in Hutto, Texas. He has been in the funeral industry for 13 years and has been with All Faiths Funeral Services since July of 2007 as a Provisional Funeral Director and Embalmer. Juan attended Dallas Mortuary College and graduated in 2000 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science.
Provisional Funeral Director