Richard E. Hollandsworth

Richard E. Hollandsworth, 79, of Davis Junction went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, July 9, 2018. He was born to John J. and Bernadine J. (Baughman) Hollandsworth on January 22, 1939, in Canton, IL. He graduated from Canton High School, Class of 1957, and then joined the US Navy where he served on the USS Forrestal for 4 years and then the reserves for 2 years. Following his time in the service; he began working for AT&T in 1961, and worked with them for over 30 years before retirement. He married Dorothy Marvel on December 21, 1960, at Fiatt Christian Church in Fiatt, IL. Richard was a member of the American Legion and served on the Stillman Valley Fall Festival Committee. Richard received the miracle of salvation by accepting Jesus Christ into his heart at Mt. Morris Evangelical Free Church. He was a current member of Maywood Evangelical Free Church in Rockford. He was active in AWANAS and served on the Missionary Advisory Board in Northern Illinois under the direction of David Jameson. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy of Davis Junction; children, Bradley (Jackie) Hollandsworth and Rose (Stuart) Campbell, both of Rockford; grandchildren, Brittany Hollandsworth of Chicago, Jennifer (Travis) Hall of Tennessee, Amelia (Jacob) Aldrich of Rockford, and Christopher Campbell of Rockford; sister, Janet (Richard) Tanquary of Carol Stream; aunt, Florence Brown of Warren, IN; 2 nieces; 1 nephew; and many cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018, at Maywood Evangelical Free Church in Rockford, with Pastor Gary Kniseley officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Stillman Valley. Visitation will also be held at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday prior to the service. Burial will be at Stillman Valley Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star

Dates: July 10 to July 12, 2018

(son of John J. of George of Joseph T. of George)

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