Henry Lee Hollar

Published 12:59 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Mr. Henry Lee Hollar, 88, of Cherry Street, Mocksville, died on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born May 16, 1931, in Yadkin County. He was the ninth of 12 children born to the late Arthur Joel and Jecholiah Dinkins Hollar. He was retired from Salisbury Manufacturing Co., where he was plant manager. He proudly served in the U.S. Marines as staff sergeant of a tank recovery unit and was a member of the tennis team at Camp Lejeune. He was a past deacon of Blaise Baptist Church and was active in the disaster relief ministry and the Handyman Ministry.

He was also preceded in death by 9 siblings.

Survivors: his wife of nearly 64 years, Gaynell Pratt Hollar  of the home; a daughter, Gayla Long (Andy) of Salisbury; 2 sons, Darwin Hollar (Sheila) of Roanoke, Va. and Lane Hollar (Wanda) of Mocksville; a brother, Cleve Hollar (Glenda) of Courtney; a sister, Carolyn Rea (Willie) of Charlotte; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 9 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Eaton Funeral Home on Saturday July 13 from 6-8 p.m. with the funeral service following at 8 p.m. in Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ken Furches officiating. A graveside service will be held on Sunday July 14 at 3 p.m. at Courtney Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.

Memorials: Handyman Ministry of Blaise Baptist, 134 Blaise Church Road, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.