Mr. Buddy Hollingsworth, 70, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at his home. Mr. Buddy was born in Metter to the late Joshua & Annie Bell Hollingsworth. He was a Baptist, retired from Atlanta News Agency, and a member of the Black Creek Golf Club. He was a great golfer who passed on his love for the game by teaching other family members. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. He was a mentor to his nieces and nephews and was very involved in their lives. He had the perfect name because he was a Buddy to everyone he met.
He was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Clarence Hollingsworth, Margaret Tippet, Earline Romano, and Ray Hollingsworth.
Survivors include his wife, Emily Hollingsworth; children, Tonya & Stan Strickland, and Darren & Debbie Hollingsworth; grandchildren, Jessi, Craig, Tyler, Rhett, Reid, and Jeanni; five great-grandchildren; sister, Arlita & Larry Gooding; a number of nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Jeannette and Janelle Hollingsworth. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Funeral: 11 a.m. on Saturday in the chapel of the funeral home with burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Meldrim.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes West Chatham Chapel 901 W. Hwy. 80, Pooler, GA 31322 912-748-2444 Savannah Morning News July 11, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannnahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News on July 11, 2014
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