Hollis was born on May 8, 1930 in Harrold, Texas to Joe and Myrtle Whitworth, one of five siblings. He was married to Charline White from September 5, 1952 until her death in 1982. He married Patsy Wolfe in Rains County on March 18, 1983. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and would later retire as an Engineering Technician for Bell Helicopter. He was also an avid cattle rancher. He passed away on July 16, 2021.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Whitworth; children, Marty Whitworth, Eva Hayward, Michele Foster, Jimmy Wolfe, Judy Prather, Rita Rist, and Rhonda Wilson along with 19 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
His love for his family was exceeded only by his love for his Lord, Jesus Christ.
Posted online on July 20, 2021