Obituary of Gordon Hollingsworth
Gordon “Gordie” Hollingsworth, 74, Longs, SC, formerly of Brush Valley, PA passed away August 1, 2022. Born March 9, 1948, son of late Gordon and Betty (Campbell). Also preceded in death by brother Dwight “Doc” Hollingsworth and sister Gloria “Kay” Willinger.
Survived by loving wife of 52 years Linda (Rowland) Hollingsworth, brother Alan Hollingsworth and wife Vicki, Seward; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Tom and Janet Rowland, Ken and Jan Evans, Mike Willinger, Barry Caldwell, nieces, and nephews (whom he enjoyed “spoiling rotten”) and extended family members. Also, his much-loved feline companions Gussy, Stink Wink and memories of Gomez.
Gordie was a 1966 graduate of United High School. After graduating high school, he attended Penn State University before proudly serving in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and eventually retired from the Conemaugh Generating Station. Gordie was known for his quick wit, sense of humor and providing nicknames for his family members and friends. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle with Linda and driving his Corvette. He had a love for animals and critters, feeding all the neighborhood stray cats (with nicknames for each) birds, fish, and turtles. Upon retirement he and Linda lived their dream by spending winters in Florida and eventually moving to South Carolina.
Private graveside service will be held at Armagh Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org, McLeod Seacoast Hospital, 4000 Highway 9, Little River, SC, 29566, or a charity of one’s choice.