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Hollingworth, John T. -

John T. Hollingworth

Hillsboro - Funeral services for Mr. John T. Hollingworth, age 75, of Hillsboro, TN will be conducted Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Reverend Bob Jared officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 3:30 PM until time of services at 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Hollingworth passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma, TN.
He was born January 12, 1939 in Painesville, Ohio, the son of the late Neale Ambrose Hollingworth and Margaret Jesson Hollingworth. He was a United States Air Force veteran having joined the service June 10, 1957 and was honorably discharged June 9, 1961. He met and married the love of his life, Jean Morrison Hollingworth and the two started their life and family together. In 1977, the family moved to Manchester, Tennessee from Painesville, Ohio. In 1979, John went to work as a Outside Machinist for Svdrup. He retired in 1999 after twenty years of service. John had a passion for antique cars all his life and beginning in 1964 he kept meticulous records of restoring his beloved 1956 F150 Ford. Over the years, he enjoyed attending and showing his prized Ford, winning several trophies along the way. He was a member of Dixieland Street Rod Club, where he also enjoyed the fellowship with the other street rod enthusiasts. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Jim Hollingworth.
Survivors include his loving wife, Jean Hollingworth of Hillsboro, TN; three children, Ricky Hollingworth; Sharon Wilcox both of Hillsboro, TN and Donna Hollingworth Jackson of Lynchburg, TN; three grandchildren, Racheal Gray-Coulter; Danielle Jackson and Chase Jackson and one great-grandchild, Bryson Gray.On line condolences may be made at


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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355
(931) 723-3330