News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 3, 2013

Eugene ‘Lefty’ Hollingsworth


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CLINTON — CLINTON — Eugene “Lefty” Hollingsworth, 83, of Clinton, passed away at 7:06 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born on Aug. 11, 1929, in Blanford, to Thomas Hollings-worth and Thelma Monrow Hollingsworth.

He had served in the U.S. Army and was a farmer. He was a former member of the Vermillion County Fair Board and Farm Bureau. He married Ruth Walter on April 11, 1954, in the Fairview Church, and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Raymond Hollingsworth.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Walter Hollingsworth of Clinton; a son, Mark Hollingsworth of Clinton; a sister, Dorothy Burgbacker of Florida; and two grandsons, Matt Hollingsworth and David Polomski; and also several nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held and cremation will follow. Frist Funeral Home, Clinton, is handling the arrangements.