Lloyd Daniel Hollingsworth (1929 - 2018)

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Lloyd Hollingsworth, age 88, of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 6, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Alf, Ark., to Robert and Florence Hollingsworth.
Lloyd was in the Army, stationed at Fort Richardson in the mid 1940s. His duties included helping to build Spenard Road, fighting the Kenai Burn forest fire and driving dump trucks loaded with coal to Fort Richardson. While on furlough in Lubbock Texas in 1948, he met Ruth. They later married on April 22, 1950.
Lloyd and Ruth moved to Alaska in 1957, with their three oldest children. Lloyd was a milkman who delivered Matanuska Maid Dairy Products, along with baked goods from the Sunrise Bakery, to customers from Potter's Marsh to Knik River Bridge. When he wasn't working, he enjoyed gardening, hunting, his cabin in Anchor Point, Alaska, and visiting with his relatives in the Lower 48. He was also an active member of the Church of Christ.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ira, Boyd, Chappel and Dale; his sisters, Mavis, Fern and Alma Jo; his youngest daughter, Nancy McLean; grandchild, Dustin Hollingsworth; and great-grandchildren, Jax Thrall and Tyrion Lewis.
Lloyd leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Ruth; his six children and their spouses, Danny and Tamie Hollingsworth, Duanne and Navy Hollingsworth, Donna and RJ Austin, Linda and Greg Thrall, Sharon and Billy Mathis, and David and Jeanna Hollingsworth; along with 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 3 p.m., at South Anchorage Church of Christ, 7800 Stanley Drive in Anchorage.
Published in Anchorage Daily News from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2018