Frank Hollingsworth

Posted 7/30/21

Frank Hollingsworth, 86, of Paris, passed away at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday July 28, 2021.

A funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. Burial follows at Edgar …

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Frank Hollingsworth

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Frank Hollingsworth, 86, of Paris, passed away at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday July 28, 2021.

A funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. Burial follows at Edgar Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, at the funeral home.

Mr. Hollingsworth was born March 26, 1935, in Edgar County, the son of the late Lewis and Marjorie Hollingsworth. He married Jacquolyn Hutchings Hollingsworth on Dec. 29, 1954, and she survives.

He is survived by his children, Brenda Jo (Gordon) Cockburn of Paxton, James Alan Hollingsworth of Paris and John Jay Hollingsworth of Paris; his sister, Norma May Griffin of Paris; his grandchildren, Hillary (Joseph) Sawyer  of Paxton, Myndie (Travis) Glazik of Paxton, Linda (Ben) Rogers  of Chrisman, Cody Hollingsworth of Paris, Zackaria (Danielle Cary) Hollingsworth of Paris, Jennifer (Rich Garrahan) Hollingsworth of Lewes, Del., and Frankie Hollingsworth of St. Bernice, Ind-; his great grandchildren, Lauren Sawyer, Aubree Sawyer, Elizabeth Sawyer, Kathryn Sawyer, Matthew Glazik, Beau Glazik, Casen Rogers, Stevan Rogers, Ellie Hollingsworth, Talon Hollingsworth and Uriel Hollingsworth

He was preceded in death by his siblings Robert Hollingsworth, Jenny Griffin, Donald Hollingsworth and William Hollingsworth.

Mr. Hollingsworth served his country as a member of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

He was the owner of Hollingsworth Auto Body and Auto Service. He also owned a Standard Oil gas station in Chrisman and managed the Standard Oil Bulk Plant in Paris.   

Mr. Hollingsworth had an early interest in go-kart racing that grew into a 40-year passion for sprint car racing. He held several area championship titles and made lifetime friendships in the racing world.   

Memorial donations may be made to the Edgar County Shrine Club.

Online condolences please at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com.