Hollingsworth, Hurchel S. Jr. 1929-2018

Maysville, Mo. - Master Sergeant USMC Retired Hurchel "Holly" Spencer Hollingsworth Jr., 89, Maysville, passed away on Dec. 17, 2018.

Hurchel was born May 20, 1929, in Hutchison, Kansas, to Hurchel Sr. and Thelma (Kelly) Hollingsworth.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Helen Charlene (Henderson) Hollingsworth; uncle Tom and aunt, Luella Carter; brother, John D. Hollingsworth; and a sister, Melina Jane Hollingsworth

Master Sergeant H.S. Hollingsworth served in the United States Marine Corp for 30 years during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

Survivors: two sons, Dr. Michael (Jodi) Hollingsworth, St. Joseph, and Kerry (Amy) Hollingsworth, Plevna, Kansas; two daughters, Tracey (Wayne) House, Stewartsville, Missouri, and Julie (Greg) Coffey, Timnath, Colorado; eight grandchildren, Holly, Kirk, Lyndsey, Scott (Jessica), Megan, Kyle (Heather), Matthew and Colin; seven great-grandchildren, Kasten, Ella, Jackson, Madelyn, Lilyan, Gianna and Hadley; brother, Bruce Hollingsworth, California.

Graveside service with Full Military Honors: 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at Kerns-Freeman Cemetery, Stewartsville. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home.

Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.